Store employee shot in the head - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Store employee shot in the head

Police are investigating a shooting that happened Friday at W. 25th and Barber Ave. just after 6pm.

19 Action News has learned police responded to Wireless Wholesale at 2700 W. 25th for a report of a store employee shot in the head.

When officers arrived they found the victim conscious and talkingEMS transported a male to MetroHealth Medical Center where he is being treated for his injuries.  His condition is not known at this time.

While the scene was being processed, police found that property and money were missing from the store.  Authorities say two males, at least one armed with a handgun, went into the store and the owner was shot during the robbery.

An anonymous tip led police to a house at 3009 Barber Ave. where the two male suspects were said to be.

Police and SWAT arrived at the Barber Ave. location and two males surrendered without incident.  We are told that the store property and a gun were recovered at that scene.

The two male suspects were arrested for assault with a weapon and robbery.

The name of the victim and the suspects are not being released at this time. 

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