Man shot in chest on Cleveland’s east side dies

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Police respond to a shooting at Nathaniel Road and St. Clair Avenue on May 11, 2015.

CLEVELAND- A 23-year-old man was shot on Cleveland’s east side Monday afternoon.

Cleveland police said it happened in the area of Nathaniel Road and St. Clair Avenue. That’s just a few blocks from Collinwood Jr. High School.

According to police, the victim and the suspect were fighting before the shooting. The suspect fled in a blue Ford SUV.

The victim suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center, where he died.

Anyone with information should call the homicide unit at 216-623-5464.

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Nathaniel Road and St. Clair Avenue