Weekend murders in Cleveland
By JAMES W. WADE III
The Cleveland Division of Police Homicide Unit is currently investigating the death of a 32 year old black male, which occurred at approximately midnight on Sunday, November 18, 2012.
The preliminary investigation reveals that Third District officers received a radio assignment to respond to 2405 Central Avenue for a male shot. Upon arrival, the male was located and found to be unresponsive. EMS was on scene and transported the male to MetroHealth Medical Center where he was pronounced dead; victim had suffered a gunshot wound to the back. The Clevelannd Division of Police Homicide Unit, along with the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s office responded to the scene and to the hospital for investigation. The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office will determine the final cause of death.
Also Fourth District officers received a radio assignment to respond to 3559 East 93rd Street, Club Tiko, for shots fired. Upon arrival, four victims were located. Per witnesses and club staff, two males had been removed from the club for fighting and shortly thereafter, shots were heard outside. EMS was on scene and transported the victims to MetroHealth Medical Center where one male was pronounced dead; victim had suffered a gunshot wound to the torso. One other male suffered a gunshot wound, one female was struck by a vehicle and suffered what is believed to be a broken left femur and one male suffered a broken ankle. No information is available on these victims as they are currently being treated at MetroHealth Medical Center; some victims are currently in surgery.
No arrests have been made and suspect information is not yet available.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Cleveland Division of Police Homicide Unit at 216-623-5464.