Man found gunned down in parking lot of Cleveland gas station

CLEVELAND - A 26-year-old man was gunned down overnight in the parking lot of a gas station on the east side of Cleveland.

The deadly shooting happened around 2:40 a.m. Saturday in the area of E. 55th Street near Woodland Avenue.

Officers said they responded to the area to find a large crowd and the victim, Donald Coley, unresponsive, after hearing shots fired.

Shortly after, paramedics arrived and pronounced Coley dead at the scene. He appeared to have visible trauma to the upper body, said police.

It was determined during the investigation that the shooting occurred after an altercation ensued between the victim and another male, according to police.

The suspect/suspects then immediately fled the scene, but descriptions of them were not released.

Call the Cleveland Division of Police Homicide Unit at 216-623-5464 if you have any information on this deadly shooting. Callers can remain anonymous.

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