81-year-old man shot in the chest during Euclid carjacking

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EUCLID, Ohio– A 81-year-old man is recovering after he was shot in the chest during an attempted carjacking in Euclid on Monday.

It happened at about 9 a.m. in the parking lot of the U.S. Post Office on Euclid Avenue near East 214th Street.

Euclid police said an 18-year-old shot the victim and fled on foot. Officers arrested him after a short manhunt.

The victim was taken to a hospital, where police said he is in stable condition.

The suspect, Lonester Coleman of Sandusky, was charged with attempted murder. He appeared in Euclid Municipal Court on Tuesday and pleaded not guilty. His bond was set at $300,000.