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Man carjacked, shot on Cleveland’s East Side, police say

Published: Nov. 27, 2021 at 9:43 AM EST
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A 29-year-old man is recovering after being carjacked and shot early Saturday on Cleveland’s East Side.

Police confirm the incident happened near the intersection of E. 55th Street and St. Clair Avenue on the border of the city’s St. Clair - Superior neighborhood.

The victim was stopped at the intersection when another vehicle rear-ended him, said a Cleveland police spokesperson, citing the police report.

When the victim got out to check for damage, four suspects got out of their car, the spokesperson said.

One suspect brandished a gun and shot the victim when he ran away.

The man suffered a gunshot wound to the leg, police said, and was taken to University Hospitals for treatment by EMS.

There had been no arrests in the case as of about 6 p.m. Saturday evening, according to the spokesperson.

This is a developing story. Return to 19 News for updates.

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