Cleveland man wounded during robbery on Division Ave. - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Cleveland man wounded during robbery on Division Ave.

Cleveland neighborhood where a man was shot and robbed. (Source: Google Maps) Cleveland neighborhood where a man was shot and robbed. (Source: Google Maps)

Second District Cleveland Police Officers are investigating a violent robbery that occurred in the early hours of Thursday.

Detectives are gathering information about the August 21 incident, which happened around 1 a.m. in the 2600 block of Division Avenue.

Officers were dispatched to the area for a male shot. 

According to the preliminary investigation, the 24-year-old victim was reportedly standing on the porch when he was approached by the suspect.

The victim told police the gunman pointed his weapon at him victim said, "You know what this is, give it up!", before firing several shots and running away.

EMS transported the victim to MetroHealth Medical Center to be treated for a gunshot wound to the torso. His current condition is unknown.

Anyone with additional information regarding this incident is asked to contact Second District detectives at 216-623-5200.

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