Cleveland: Teen dies after being shot

10:56 AM, Apr 20, 2013   |    comments
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CLEVELAND --  A shooting that happened on Friday evening now has one family grieving.

The Cleveland Police Department is investigating the death of 17-year-old Michael Whitaker.

Whitaker was shot in the chest and back on W.91st Street around 6 p.m. He was then taken to MetroHealth Medical Center where he died from his injuries at 12 p.m.

Police say Whitaker was in the house with friends when he went outside.  After going outside, several shots were heard and Whitaker was hit. No one has been arrested or charged in this shooting.  

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 216-623-5464.  Anonymous information can be given to Crime Stoppers by calling 216.252.7463 or via text message: text TIP657 plus your message to Crimes (274637).  This matter will be further investigated.

Stay with WKYC-TV for more information as it becomes available.


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