Male Shot in the Head while Sitting in Car

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A 23-year-old male was fatally shot in the head while sitting in a parking lot late Monday evening.

On Monday, May 10, 2010, at approximately 10:59 p.m., Fifth District zone cars responded to 5709 Dibble Avenue for a male shot. Upon arrival on scene the officers located the victim with a gunshot wound to head.

Officers received information that the victim, 23-year-old Swede D. Peters and another male sitting in a car in an empty lot next to 5709 Dibble Avenue. While sitting in the car they observed a male approaching them and attempted to leave.

As they were leaving the lot the male fired several shots at them hitting the victim once in the head. The victim was conveyed from the scene by CFD Fire Rescue to MetroHealth Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

There is no suspect information available at this time.

The Cleveland Division of Police is asking that anyone with information about this incident to contact the Cleveland Division of Police Homicide Unit at 216.623.5464.

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