On Thursday, June 11, 2015, at approximately 5:51 p.m., Maple Heights Police responded to a shooting call on Lee Road near the intersection of Friend Avenue. A 22 year old black male victim was located who had suffered gunshot wounds. He was transported to the hospital and is currently in stable condition. The victim had been standing at a bus stop and was shot by a person in a passing vehicle.
Witnesses stated a white SUV type (possibly a Dodge Journey) vehicle fled the scene at a high rate of speed northbound into Cleveland. Another vehicle was also seen fleeing the area at a high rate of speed into Cleveland and that vehicle was described as being an older model Chevy Tahoe that was dark blue with tan lower trim.
Maple Heights Police Department is investigating the attempted murder. A picture of the white vehicle is depicted in the photo to the right. Anyone with information about the shooting can contact Maple Heights Police Detectives at 216-662.1234 or Crime Stoppers at the numbers below or online.