Cleveland woman shoots husband, claims to be clearing gun

Published: Feb. 20, 2023 at 4:39 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 21, 2023 at 7:37 AM EST
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A Cleveland man was fatally shot by his wife early Sunday morning, according to police.

When police responded to the 12000 block of McGowan Avenue around 3:08 a.m., they reported the suspect, a 29-year-old woman, providing aid to the victim.

EMS took over aid when they arrived, and Benjamin Irizarry, 33, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Early information showed the victim and suspect are married and live together, according to Cleveland police.

The woman reportedly shot the man while clearing the gun.

The incident is still under investigation.