Victim dies from gunshot wound to face on Cleveland's east side Thursday

Police searching for suspect

CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Division of Police Homicide Unit is now investigating a homicide that happened in the of 900 block E. 129th Street Thursday evening.

Police say they received an assignment to respond to University Hospital for an incident involving a 26-year-old male victim with gunshot wounds to the face.

According to police, after the victim was shot he was picked up by a private vehicle in the area. The driver then flagged down East Cleveland police and officers then transported the victim to UH.

The victim expired at the hospital from injuries.

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiners Office will identify decedent and determine final cause of death.

Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call 216-623-5464.

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