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Shooting victim found in car on Cleveland's west side

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

Cleveland Police Officers say a man was found shot to death in the drivers seat of a car early Friday morning.

The victim, a male possibly in his early 20's, was in a black Mercury Sable parked in the street, engine still running, at 12722 Matherson Avenue, on Cleveland's west side.

Officers say a resident heard a gunshot around 2:00 a.m., but did not call police. Around 8:00 a.m. another resident saw the victim slumped in the driver's seat and called police.

When Officers arrived they found that the victim had a gunshot wound to the head. EMS pronounced him dead at the scene.

The victim has not yet been identified.  The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office will determine the final cause of death.  

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 216-623-5464.  Anonymous information can be given to Crime Stoppers by calling 216.252.7463 or via text message: text TIP657 plus your message to Crimes (274637).

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