Body found near crashed car riddled with bullets; Cleveland homicide detectives investigating

Body found near crashed car riddled with bullets; Cleveland homicide detectives investigating
Car with bullet holes (Source: WOIO/Dan Stamness)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Cleveland police are investigating a homicide that occurred around 11:50 p.m. on Thursday on the city’s East side.

Cleveland police officers patrolling near Wildwood Park heard shots fired on Pythias Avenue.

Officers found the victim in a vacant lot in the 12000 block of Pythias Avenue.

EMS and police administered first aid, but Trevon Lewis Sr., 24, was pronounced dead on the scene.

Police said Lewis’s car was found in gear near the entrance to Humphrey Park. Officers said it was riddled with bullet holes and crashed into a fence.

According to officers, it appears Lewis was shot or shot at while in his car.

Lewis then got out of his car and was shot at again.

Detectives investigate overnight homicide on Cleveland’s East side

Police have not yet released any suspect information.

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