Homicide: Tennessee man brutally beaten dies at Metro

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Cleveland Police are reporting a fatal beating from Saturday evening.

According to police, a male was badly beaten with a baseball bat or possibly a piece of wood around 8 p.m. on Minor Avenue.

Fourth District zone arrived to the 11900 block of Minor Avenue for a fight. Upon arrival on scene the officers located the victim bleeding with severe head trauma.

While on scene, officers were informed that the victim and two males became involved in a verbal altercation, which turned into a physical altercation. During the physical altercation one of the males assaulted the victim with a baseball bat or possibly a 2x4 and after assaulting the victim, the two suspects fled the scene on foot.

33-year-old Scott Coleman of Nashville, Tennessee was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center where he died from his injuries Sunday morning.

The Cleveland Division of Police is asking that anyone with information about this incident to contact the Cleveland Division of Police 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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