CLEVELAND -- Police are searching for the person responsible for shooting and killing a man Sunday.

Police say they were flagged down near the 6100 block of Memphis Avenue. Officers were told that a man was shot in the area and taken to the MetroHealth Medical Center.

Officers responded to the hospital and found a 27-year-old man had been shot in the torso and legs and needed surgery. He later died from his injuries.

Witnesses informed officers that the victim was robbed by another man.

The suspect is a black man about 5'8" tall, weighing about 150 pounds.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Cleveland Division of Police Second District Detective Bureau at 216-623-5218.

The Cleveland Division of Police Homicide Unit is also assisting in the investigation.

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