Bystander killed during gunfight on Columbia Ave. - FOX Carolina 21

Bystander killed during gunfight on Columbia Ave.

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

Cleveland Police are investigating a fatal shooting that took place on Sunday, July 28, at 11:00 a.m.  They responded to an area near E. 105th St. and St. Clair on a street called Columbia Ave.

The preliminary investigation reveals that two males were exchanging gun fire and during the gunfight the 20-year-old male victim (who was not involved in the incident) was shot in the abdomen as he stood on a porch.

EMS transported the victim to MetroHealth where he later died from his injuries.

The official cause of death will be determined by the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office.

The Cleveland Division of Police is asking that anyone with information in c/w this incident to contact the Homicide Unit at 216.623.5464. Anonymous information can be given to Crime Stoppers by calling 216.252.7463 or Text messaging to Text TIP657 plus your message to Crimes (274637).

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