Police identify several homicide victims after deadly weekend shootings in Clevleand

Published: Apr. 6, 2020 at 8:46 AM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Cleveland officials have identified several shooting victims after deadly weekend shootings.

The Saturday morning shooting in the parking lot of Watson’s Funeral Home that injured three men has now become a homicide investigation, according to the Cleveland Division of Police.

According to Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia, the shots were fired at 10913 Superior Avenue at 10 a.m.

When officers arrived, police found 18-year-old Martaevion Josiais Frisco was lying in the parking lot with multiple gunshot wounds, according to the report.

EMS took him to University Hospitals, where Frisco underwent surgery and was later pronounced dead, according to police.

Sgt. Ciaccia said the other victims included an 18-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the thigh and a 21-year-old man who was shot in the hand.

On the scene, officers learned that all three victims were attending a viewing at Watson’s Funeral Home, according to the report.

According to Sgt. Ciaccia, no arrests have been made.

This was the third shooting that happened between Friday night and into Saturday morning in Cleveland.

Early Saturday morning, Daniel McKinney, 18, was found in a Jeep Liberty that crashed into a pole across Residence Inn Hotel, according to police.

Police said on the scene it was learned McKinney had been at a party at the hotel.

The hotel is located on Prospect Avenue. The incident happened early Saturday morning shortly before 1:30 a.m.

Return to 19 News for updates on this developing story.

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