20-year-old dead after shooting in Cleveland’s Slavic Village

20-year-old dead after shooting in Cleveland’s Slavic Village
(Source: WWNY)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Cleveland police are investigating the death of a 20-year-old man at a home on Hosmer Avenue near Slavic Village Monday evening.

Shortly before 9 p.m., officers responded to an address in the 5900 block of Hosmer on reports that a man had been shot, according to a media release from Cleveland police.

They located the man in front of a home in the 6000 block of Hosmer with a gunshot wound to his neck.

The man was taken by ambulance to University Hospitals where he died, the release said.

The preliminary investigation indicated that the victim and another man were walking down the street when they were approached by three other males, according to police. An exchange of gunfire occurred and the man was shot.

The investigation is on-going.

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