Cleveland Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed in a robbery overnight on Cleveland's east side.
Police were called to E. 144th and Nell Avenue around 3 a.m. where they found a male who had been shot multiple times in the chest.
The victim was driving in the area of E. 149th and St. Clair with two females when he stopped after encountering a group of people.
A black male suspect approached the vehicle in a robbery attempt and fired multiple shots into the vehicle hitting the victim.
The driver, with the help of one of the passengers, drove off before hitting a house at E. 144th.
EMS transported the victim, a 22-year old male, to MetroHealth Medical Center where he died.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Cleveland Division of Police Homicide Unit at 216-623-5464.
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