19-year-old driver shot and killed in Cleveland; Four passengers not injured

CLEVELAND - A 19-year-old man was shot and killed while driving his car on Cleveland's east side Tuesday evening.

DeAndre Nickerson had four other people in the car with him when he stopped at East 131th Street on Austin Avenue at about 4:24 p.m.

Cleveland police said a gold Chrysler with tinted windows pulled around Nickerson's car and someone inside fired several shots. The Chrysler then went north on East 131th Street.

Nickerson was hit the torso. He was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center, where he later died.

Police said none of the other people in his car were injured.

Anyone with information should all the homicide unit at 216-623-5464. Tips can remain anonymous by calling Crime Stopers at 216-252-7463, or by texting "TIP657" to 274637.

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