Medical examiner identifies man who injured girlfriend before fatally shooting himself

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LAKEWOOD, Ohio — Lakewood police are investigating a double shooting that left one person dead and a second person injured.

It happened around 2:30 a.m. Friday.

Police said they got a call from someone on Olivewood Avenue reporting that their son had shot his girlfriend. When police arrived, they said a 23-year-old man ran behind the house and they heard a gunshot.

Officers said the man, Amer Atef Ahmad, of Lakewood, died of a gunshot wound to the head.

Officers found his 21-year-old girlfriend with a gunshot to the head as well. She was rushed to MetroHealth Medical Center in critical condition. Her name was not released.

Olivewood Ave. was closed from Detroit Ave. to Franklin Blvd.


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