Shooting victim found in house fire on Cleveland’s west side; 1 dead, multiple injured

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CLEVELAND, Ohio – Cleveland fire and EMS found a shooting victim inside a burning home Saturday morning.

The fire broke out at 2133 W. 95th Street just after 3:30 a.m.

Cleveland Fire PIO Mike Norman tells FOX 8 one person in the home had been shot.

The male victim was found on the first floor.

Rescue crews pulled him from the home, but the man did not survive.

Police say he lived in the downstairs unit.

He’s only been identified as a 51-year-old male.

Multiple other people made it out of the home safely.

EMS reports a 9-month-old female, a 13-year-old male, a 16-year-old female, a 17-year-old female, an 18-year-old male, a 20-year-old male, a 40-year-old male and a 41-year-old female were transported to MetroHealth Medical Center in stable condition.

They were treated for smoke inhalation and released.

Police say they lived in the upstairs apartment.

There is no information on how the fire started.

Arson and homicide are investigating.

Stay with FOX 8 for more as this story develops.

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