Robbery Victim Killed Near Rapid Station ID’ed

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CLEVELAND — The name of the man who was killed during a robbery near the RTA’s West Park Rapid Station has been released.

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim as Matthew Huffman, 28, of Cleveland.

Police said three men approached Huffman and another man on Lorain Avenue near West 145th Street around 8 p.m. Monday.

A shot was fired that hit Huffman in the chest.  The three men then took items and ran off.

Huffman was taken to Fairview Hospital where he died.

The West Park Rapid Station was closed to cars and buses for a few hours so an investigation could take place.

If you have any information on the shooting, you’re asked to call the Cleveland Homicide Unit at  (216) 623-5464 .


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