23-year-old shot and killed at Painesville Township trailer park

PAINESVILLE TOWNSHIP - A Painesville Township man was shot and killed early Friday morning.

Lake County Sheriff's deputies were called to the Huntington Trailer Park in Painesville Township just before 4 a.m.

According to the sheriff's office, the victim, 23-year-old Matthew Hammond, and his friend were sleeping in their trailer when two men broke in. The men shot Hammond and then fled.

The victim was taken to TriPoint Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Anyone with information after the shooting should call the sheriff's office detective bureau at 440-350-5521 or 440-350-5620.

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