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49-year-old woman killed over purse on Cleveland's east side

East 90th and Superior, Cleveland East 90th and Superior, Cleveland

A 49-year-old woman dies after being shot during a robbery attempt on Cleveland's east side.

The victim's husband tells police that he and his wife were pulled over in his vehicle at East 90th and Superior around 12:20 a.m.

The husband says they were approached by a man who demanded his wife's purse. The suspect then fired one shot, and fled.

The man drove his injured wife to the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center on East Boulevard, where she later died.

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner has identified the victim as Amy Cole of Cleveland.

The shooter is described as 25-29 years old and 5'10/175 lbs. He wore wire-rimmed glasses and had a mustache, though the husband stated that the shooter attempted to cover his face with a rag.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 216-623-5464. Anonymous information can be given to Crimestoppers.

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