Man shot in the head and back late Thursday night on Cleveland's east side

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Police are investigating a serious shooting on Cleveland's east side that occurred on Thursday night.

Police say a man was shot in the 7700 block of Garden Valley Avenue near East 79th Street. The incident was reported just before 11 p.m. The police investigation appeared to be focused in an apartment building's parking lot.

According to law enforcement, the man was shot in the head and in the back. The victim was taken to University Hospital, but his condition was not immediately released.

The circumstances leading up to the shooting are still under investigation.

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