Victim Identified: Man killed in west side shooting - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Victim Identified: Man killed in west side shooting

WANTED: Luis Nitsche (Source: CPD) WANTED: Luis Nitsche (Source: CPD)
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One person is dead following a shooting at 8201 Madison Avenue on Cleveland's west side. 

Laweldon McDowell, 34, died after being shot in the chest following a verbal altercation with another man.

Witnesses say that two men were fighting outside when the suspect pulled out a handgun and shot McDowell one time. 

The shooting happened around 12:30 a.m. Friday. McDowell was transported by private car to MetroHealth Medical Center, where he died from his injuries.  

A final cause of death will be determined following an autopsy by the medical examiner. 

The suspect has been identified as Luis Nitsche, 23. He is described as 5'8", 150 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. 

Anyone with information on where Nitsche is should call the Homicide Unit at (216) 623-5464. 

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