Two dead in shooting in downtown Cleveland apartment

CLEVELAND (AP) – A shooting in a downtown Cleveland apartment complex has left two people dead.

Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia says police were called to the scene on West 9th Street Thursday night around 8:30 p.m. for a report of a robbery.

Ciaccia says officers found two men had been shot. One was pronounced dead at the scene. The other was taken to an area hospital in critical condition and was later pronounced dead.

The suspects fled the scene. Police are investigating.

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office is expected to identify the men after their families have been notified.

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