When they attempted to pull over the matching vehicle, the police were led on a car chase until they reached W. 58th Street and Clark Avenue, where the suspects got out of the car and continued to run on foot.
According to East Cleveland Police, a man died following a shooting at approximately 6:30 a.m. betweenHayden AvenueandAllegheny AvenueonSavannah Avenue.
When Richard Scott, 29, was found by the officers, he was wounded and asking for help. With no force entry to the house where they found him, detectives believe Scott knew who shot him. They were also told there were three people running from the scene.
Scott, who was shot approximately 14 times, died from his wounds before reachingUniversityHospital.
Around 1:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 23, a triple shooting occurred outside the China House Restaurant onSt. Clair AvenueandE. 53rd Street. Officers were alerted by witnesses after China House security guard, Keith Crump, 21, used pepper spray on a group of males wearing white T-shirts. The group made threats in return.
When the group came back, they shot up the China House storefront and exiting customers. The security guard returned shots at them. When the dust settled, gunshot wounds sent Matthew A. Banks, 30, and Alvis Cook, 34, to MetroHealth. Takeshia Fuller, 27, went to the Cleveland Clinic.
According to witnesses, the male suspects included members of the Hough Boys and the 105 Boys, all of whom immediately fled the scene. Police arrested Crump, the China House security guard, for felonious assault with a firearm and contempt of court.
The incident is still under investigation by Cleveland Police.
With the murder rate at 31 for the year, it’s good to know no one was killed.
Cleveland Police has often asked for help from anyone who may have seen something to assist in the arrest of others.
Around 3:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 23, two hours after the China House shooting, a double shooting aroundE. 110th StreetandWoodland Avenuedemanded the attention of the Cleveland Police.
Timothy Arrington, 45, said he and his cousin, Eric Gross, 55, were driving when they stopped aroundE. 110th StreetandWoodland Avenueto talk to his girlfriend and her female friend in another vehicle behind them.
After getting out of his vehicle and approaching the car behind, Arrington heard his cousin yelling, “Don’t do it!” Arrington turned to see two male suspects aim a gun at him, shoot, and run away.
Both Arrington and Gross were shot and transported toUniversityHospital. Arrington was then life-flighted toMetroHealthMedicalCenter. He was listed in fair condition. Gross was treated for a gunshot wound to the hand at UH and then released.
At press time, the Cleveland Police has no suspects for this shooting and it is still under investigation.
Another triple shooting from this weekend is under investigation. Officers from the Fourth District of the Cleveland Police arrived at7417 Spafford Roadat about 4:49 p.m. on Sunday, responding to a report of shots fired. They found a female and two male gunshot victims. All three were transported toMetroHealthMedicalCenter.
Details gathered so far point to two Black males in a silver minivan, who drove onSpafford Avenue, shooting three victims as they fled. The suspects were last seen heading south onJones Avenue.
Four assault rifles and a handgun were confiscated from the scene, not directly related to this shooting.
On the Westside of Cleveland, a car chase involving police resulted following the shooting of a woman atW. 73rd StreetandColgate Avenuearound 3:30 a.m. Monday morning.
Cleveland Police reported that a car pulled up along side the woman and someone attempted to mug her. During the attempt, the woman was shot in the leg. The 911 operator took a description of the car from the woman and witnesses on the scene. While responding to the call, police spotted the vehicle.
When they attempted to pull over the matching vehicle, the police were led on a car chase until they reachedW. 58th StreetandClark Avenue, where the suspects got out of the car and continued to run on foot.
After a short pursuit, two suspects were arrested. The injured woman was taken to MetroHealthMedicalCenter, where her injury was listed as not life threatening. Cleveland Police were assisted in this investigation by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.