Maple Heights Police at Work in the Rain

Victim Dies in New Years Eve Shooting

MHPD Press Release:

On 1/1/17 at approximately 0152 hours, Maple Heights Police responded to the 5400 block of Morgan Street in Maple Heights concerning a male who had been shot in the head.

Upon Police arrival, officers located a male in the basement of the house. The victim had sustained a gunshot wound in the head. The male victim, a 31 year old black male, was transported to Metro Health Medical Center and subsequently died from his injury.

An investigation revealed there was a New Year’s Eve party being held at the home and an argument ensued which escalated to a physical fight inside the home. During the altercation, a person pulled out a handgun and fired the weapon hitting the victim in the head. The suspect, Charles Hundley, age 47, of Maple Heights, was arrested and charged with Aggravated Murder.

Anyone with information related to this case is urged to contact the Maple Heights Detective Bureau: (216) 587-9624 or

As always, information can be supplied to Crime Stoppers using the contact information listed below.

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