One killed, another injured in east side double shooting

Cleveland Police are investigating a double shooting on the city's east side where one person was killed.

According to police, officers received a call around 2:35 a.m. Saturday for two males reportedly shot at Lee Road and Lotus Avenue.

EMS responded to the scene and found one victim, Deshand Napier, 31, of Cleveland unresponsive. Napier suffered a gunshot wound to the head and multiple gunshot wounds to the upper torso. He pronounced dead on scene.

The second victim, Aresnio Smith, 21, of Bedford, was taken to South Point Hospital by EMS, where he was treated for a gunshot wound to the left leg.
While on scene, officers were told that the two victims were standing on the sidewalk at Lee Road and Lotus Avenue when multiple shots were fired by an unknown individual hitting both victims.

Police were unable to locate the suspect.

Anyone with information in connection with 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 Text messaging to Text TIP657 plus your message to Crimes (274637).

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