CPD investigate shooting on city's east side

Tuesday at approximately 5 p.m., Cleveland Police received a call for a male shot at 1037 E. 71st.

Upon arrival on scene Fifth District Officers located a 29-year old with multiple gunshot wounds to his legs and abdomen.  The male was conveyed by EMS to MetroHealth Medical Center, where he is being treated for his injuries.

The preliminary investigation reveals that the victim was arguing with two males inside the above location and during the argument the victim was shot multiple times.  After shooting the victim the suspects fled the scene in an undetermined direction.

The Cleveland Division of Police is asking that anyone with information to contact the Fifth District Detective Bureau at 216.623.5518. 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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