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Medical Examiner identifies teen fatally shot on Cleveland's east side

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner has identified the teen fatally shot on Cleveland's east side on Friday.

Tyrus Spraggins, 17, was shot at East 89th Street and Crawford Avenue around 6 p.m. Spraggins was rushed to Metro, where he later died.

The preliminary investigation reveals that Spraggins was chased by two suspects on bicycles. As the suspects chased Spraggins, they fired multiple shots hitting him in the back. After the deadly shooting, the suspects fled the scene on the bicycles.

The Cleveland Division of Police is asking that anyone with information to contact the Homicide Unit at 216.623.5464. Anonymous information can be given to Crime Stoppers by calling 216.252.7463 or Text messaging to Text TIP657 plus your message to Crimes (274637).

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