Man shot and killed in robbery attempt on the 4300 block of E.141st street; identity released

CLEVELAND - A man shot and killed just after midnight on Christmas Day has been identified as 22-year-old Houston Anderson, Jr. according to Cuyahoga County's Medical Examiner.

Police said they arrived on the 4300 block of E.141st St. just after midnight on Wednesday for a male shot.

When they arrived on scene they located Anderson with a gunshot wound. He was transported to MetroHealth Medical Center, where he later died.

According to police the shooting happened during an attempted robbery. Witnesses told police the shooter took off in a vehicle driven by another male.

No arrests have been made. If you have any information about the shooting you are asked to contact Cleveland police at 216-623-5723.


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