34-year-old man killed, 3 others sent to hospital after shooting near Cleveland store

34-year-old man killed, 3 others sent to hospital after shooting near Cleveland store

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Police are investigating a shooting that left a 34-year-old man dead and several others injured on Cleveland’s East side.

According to officers, Michael Smith was found shot in the street in the 11000 block of Miles Avenue early Friday morning.

Investigators were told by witnesses that multiple shots were fired near Poochie’s Deli at approximately 1:30 a.m.

Three others suffered injuries from gunshot wounds and were sent to the hospital for treatment.

  • 21-year-old African-American man, shot in the foot, treated at University Hospitals and released
  • 31-year-old African-American woman, grazed by a bullet to her neck, treated at Hillcrest Hospital and released
  • 23-year-old African-American man shot in the thigh, treated at Hillcrest Hospital and released

Cleveland police say a 31-year-old woman was in a car in the area with her two children, ages 4 years old and 11 months, when the vehicle was hit by gunfire. Fortunately, they were not injured.

EMS transported Smith to University Hospitals where he died.

Police said there are no arrests and the homicide investigation is still ongoing.

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