Police: Man Shot and Killed During Robbery Attempt
CLEVELAND– Cleveland police said a 28-year-old man was shot and killed just before 8 p.m., Monday night, on Lorain Ave.
A preliminary investigation reveals that three men walked up to the victim and another man and tried to rob them, according to police.
As they ran off, police say one of the men fired a shot, hitting the victim in the chest.
The suspects then reportedly took items from the victim and ran off.
The victim was taken to Fairview Hospital where he died.
Because of the investigation, RTA’s West Park Rapid Station was closed to cars and buses for a few hours, but it’s back open to vehicles.
If you have any information on the shooting, you’re asked to call the Cleveland Homicide Unit at (216) 623-5464.