Arrest made in east side homicide

A 57-year-old man has been arrested in connection with Cleveland's latest homicide.

It happened around 2:45 a.m. Tuesday on Lakeshore Boulevard.

The preliminary investigation reveals that the victim and the suspect, identified as Damon Smith, were involved in a verbal argument that escalated into a physical altercation.

During the physical altercation, the victim was choked and later died at Euclid Hospital.

Smith was placed under arrest.

The victim has yet to be identified pending family notification.

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