Man shot to death in Cleveland apartment


CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) – The Cleveland Division of Police is investigating the shooting death of a 27-year-old man.

Officers responded to an apartment at N. Moreland Blvd. and Larchmere Blvd. around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday.

EMS reports they found the man dead on arrival.

Police say the victim was shot multiple times.

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner identified the victim as Ashante Dortch.

Preliminary information indicates Dortch and the suspect knew each other.

Police say Dortch went to the suspect’s home and there was an argument.

The suspect shot Dortch multiple times, according to police, and ran from the scene.

The suspect was arrested a short time later.

They have not been identified.  

Call Crime Stoppers at (216)252-7463 if you have any information that can help police.

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