Senseless: Gunman shoots victim in back as he runs away

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Cleveland Police are searching for a gunman who shot a man in his back as he tried to run to safety.

It happened Wednesday evening in the 3000 block of E. 65th Street.

Cops say Rashaun Talley told them that while letting some friends out of his house when he noticed a man walking towards him with a shotgun.

Talley says he closed the door and ran upstairs but the suspect shot once through the door hitting him in the back.

After being shot the Talley was able to get up the stairs and call the police.The victim was taken to Metro where he is being treated.

Officers are still searching for the suspect.

He is described as a black male, wearing white hooded sweatshirt, dark shorts and red and black tennis shoes.

If you have any information call Crime Stoppers or Cleveland Police.

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