CLEVELAND - Two men were shot and one is dead after a shooting on Cleveland's east side Monday night.
At 8:40 p.m., police were dispatched to the area near East 156th and Damon Avenue for shots fired. There they found a victim with multiple gunshot wounds to the upper torso.
The 20-year-old was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center where he died from his injuries, police said.
The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office identified the victim as Andre Lawson.
A second 20-year-old victim with a gunshot wound to the arm was brought to Euclid General Hospital where he was being treated.
Cleveland police said their preliminary investigation shows that three men with guns chased the victims, then fired multiple shots at them before fleeing the scene.
Next of kin notifications have not yet been made.
The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office will determine the official cause of death.
NewsChannel5 checked with Cleveland police early Monday morning and found out still no arrests have been made.
The Cleveland Division of Police is asking that anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the Division of Police Homicide Unit at 216.623.5464. Anonymous information can be given to Crime Stoppers by calling 216.252.7463 or Text messaging to Text TIP657 plus your message to Crimes (274637).
This is at least the fourth homicide in Cleveland in the past five days.
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