Police investigating homicide at Superior gas station

Police investigating homicide at Superior gas station


Homicide Unit is currently investigating the death of 26-year-old Amir P. Cotton which occurred early Sunday morning.

Officers responded to the Sunoco gas station at 7318 Superior Avenue for a male shot around 4:30 a.m. Upon arrival, Cotton was located unresponsive in the back of the gas station. He had been shot in the head.  

Police say preliminary investigation reveals that another patron located Cotton and called police. No witness or suspect information is available at this time.

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office, along with the homicide unit, responded to the scene. The medical examiner will determine the final cause of death. 

Anyone with more information is asked to contact the homicide unit at 216-623-5464.

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