One dead, another injured in Cleveland gas station shooting

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CLEVELAND (WJW)– The Cleveland Division of Police is investigating after a man was shot and killed at a gas station.

Officers were called to Community College Avenue and East 40th Street shortly after 2 p.m. Tuesday.

Police said the suspect tried to get into the gas station and pulled out a gun when employees didn’t let him inside. As the suspect was leaving, a 53-year-old man inside the store got his own handgun and followed him.

Cleveland police said that’s when the suspect turned and fired multiple shots, hitting two others. A 37-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and died. A bullet grazed the chest of a 55-year-old.

The suspect fled into the Carver Park apartment complex.

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