Bullet Through Ear Lodges in Man’s Head

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CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Division of Police confirmed a man survived after he was shot in the ear canal and the bullet got lodged in his head.

Officers were called to the 13600 block of Benwood Avenue Thursday around 1 a.m. for a report of shots fired.

Emergency crews found the victim was hit in the right ear.

The man was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center where he was listed in stable condition.

A witness told police as he and the victim were walking up a driveway a group shot at them from several houses down on Benwood.

The victim also said he had been in a verbal argument with a male at the bar about 30 minutes before the shooting but wasn’t sure if that was related.

Police did not name any suspects.

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