Cleveland Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 17 years old black male.
Friday at approximately 6:00 p.m., Police Dispatch received a call for a male shot at E. 89th Street and Crawford Avenue. Upon arrival on scene officers located the victim with a gunshot wound to the back. EMS was notified and responded to the scene. The male was conveyed to MetroHealth Medical Center, where he died.
The preliminary investigation reveals that the victim was chased by two black male suspects on bicycles. As the males chased the victim they fired multiple shots hitting the victim in the back. After shooting the victim the suspects fled the scene on the bicycles.
The Cleveland Division of Police is asking that anyone with information to contact the Homicide Unit at 216.623.5464. Anonymous information can be given to Crime Stoppers by calling 216.252.7463 or Text messaging to Text TIP657 plus your message to Crimes (274637).
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