Damien Cook, 44, was taken from the 15200 block of Elderwood Avenue to the University Hospitals Medical Center by the East Cleveland Fire Department around 1:40 a.m., according to a press release from the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office.
According to the release, Cook had a gunshot wound to his chest. Authorities say this was an apparent homicide.
Cook was pronounced dead at 1:49 a.m.
No further information has been released.