Cleveland officials identify West Side homicide victim, release additional information

Cleveland officials identify West Side homicide victim, release additional information
Cleveland Police homicide investigation on West 112th Street. (Source: WOIO)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Cleveland officials identified one of two victims who were killed on the city’s West Side on Monday.

The victim is 34-year-old Aaron Williams of Cleveland.

Cleveland Police said two homicide investigations are underway after Williams was found dead with gunshot wounds. The other victim was found stabbed to death in a residence.

According to the report, Williams was found dead on the 2100 block on West 96th Street.

Police learned that the victim was approached by an unknown man who chased him and shot him.

The second homicide happened on the 1200 block on West 112th Street, police said.

A 28-year-old man stabbed to death inside an apartment.

Authorities say the victim’s roommate reported the stabbing.

The victim, his roommate, and the suspect all lived in the same residence.

According to police, the victim’s roommate and the suspect had an argument that led to a fight.

The victim’s roommate left the residence after the fight.

After the victim’s roommate returned, he found the victim on the ground stabbed to death.

The suspect was taken into custody by Cleveland police.

Police have yet to identify the second victim.

Authorities said both homicides happened around 4 p.m. Monday.

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