Cleveland Police investigating eastside homicide

Cleveland Police are investigating a homicide that happened early Sunday morning.

Police were called to Barkwill Avenue and Dolloff Road for a male shot around 2:30 a.m. Once on scene officers located the victim with three gunshot wounds to the back.

He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Residents tell police they heard several gunshots and then saw the victim laying sidewalk.

The victim has only been identified as a 26-year-old black male, family has not been notified yet.

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