Police: 2 found fatally shot in Cleveland, 3rd victim wounded

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Neighbors say they initially thought the gunshots were fireworks

CLEVELAND (AP) – Police say a man and a woman have been found fatally shot inside an SUV and a third victim has been hospitalized for a gunshot wound to the head after being found in a different Cleveland neighborhood.

Cleveland police Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia says the 41-year-old man and 42-year-old woman were discovered by residents of a West Side neighborhood early Saturday. They were pronounced dead at a hospital.

Ciaccia says the wounded 40-year-old man was found on the city’s east side and told officers the shootings were related.

Neighbors say they initially thought the gunshots were fireworks.

Ciaccia says police are looking for a 40-year-old male suspect.

Police have not released the names of the victims.

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07/06/19 15:34:12 (GMT -4:00)

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