CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Homicide Unit is investigating a fatal shooting on the city's east side. Police were dispatched to East 120th Street and Miles Avenue just before 3 a.m. Thursday.
A 54-year-old male was found on the street with multiple gunshot wounds.
The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the victim as Brian Powell of Cleveland.
So far, police have no suspects in custody.
This brings the number of homicides in Cleveland to 40 so far this year. At this point in 2010, Cleveland had 20 homicides.
In less than two months and within two blocks of the area, a man was found shot in the head on Robertson Avenue. An arrest was made involving that murder.
Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 216-252-7463 or text TIP657 plus tip to CRIMES (275637).