1 killed, 1 arrested after shooting on Central Avenue

1 killed, 1 arrested after shooting on Central Avenue
3 people injured in shooting near Central Avenue (Source: WOIO)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A 68-year-old man died Friday from gunshot wounds suffered in a shooting at a Central Avenue home.

Cleveland Police said officers found three people shot when they arrived to the 5000 block of Central Avenue just after midnight.

Police said a 68-year-old man and his 65-year-old girlfriend were at their home when the woman’s nephew came there.

Police allege that the nephew, a 44-year-old man, shot the 68-year-old man amid an argument. The 44-year-old man also suffered gunshot wounds, according to a release.

The woman was shot in the hand attempting to intervene, police said.

The incident occurred at a home near the corners of E. 59th St and Central Avenue.

EMS said first responders rushed the men to University Hospitals in critical condition.

Cleveland Police arrested the 44-year-old man.

The Cleveland Division of Police Homicide Unit is investigating.

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