Police: 2 truck drivers shot in 2 days on Cleveland's east side

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Cleveland police are asking the public's for help in identifying "person's of interest."

The unidentified men may have information pertaining to a shooting and robbery that happened early Wednesday morning at 3250 Perkins Ave.

Police say a 52-year-old truck driver was shot while parked at Gateway Warehouses. He was taken to MetroHealth Hospital with multiple gunshot wounds to his legs. The victim is listed in critical condition.

Then about 24 hours later, at 4:15 a.m., also on the east side, another shooting was reported involving a truck driver in the 7800 block of Finney Avenue. According to police, a 61-year-old man was shot in the chest. He was taken to MetroHealth Hospital as well.

Police are still investigating both incidents. They have not confirmed if both incidents are believed to be connected.

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