Teen killed on east side identified

Teen killed on east side identified

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the teen killed Thursday night on E. 140th as 16-year-old Julian Gaines of Cleveland.

Gaines was shot and killed around 6 p.m. Thursday at 3462 E. 140th.

Witnesses say the suspect followed Gaines into the apartment complex and shot him multiple times before fleeing the building.

The suspect remains on the loose.  He's described as a black male, late teens to early 20s wearing a blue jumpsuit and gray hoodie, armed with a black 9mm handgun.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Cleveland Division of Police Homicide Unit at 216-623-5464. Anonymous tips can be provided to Crimestoppers at 252-CRIME.

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