The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner identified the victim as Damarion Whitsett.
Police said Whitsett died from gunshot wounds.
Whitsett’s body was found just before 7 p.m. Tuesday behind the abandoned Audubon Middle School Tuesday along Martin Luther King Jr. Drive near East 111th Street.
Cleveland police are also investigating another homicide reported just after 5 p.m. Tuesday along Norwood Road north of Superior Avenue.
The victim was a 34-year-old man.
Police said no arrests have been made in either deadly shooting.