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Gunman on the run after deadly shooting on East 99th Street

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

Cleveland Police are investigating a deadly shooting on the city's east side.

This happened around 2:00 p.m. Tuesday in the area of East 99th Street and Nelson Avenue.

Police say they responded to the location on calls for a man shot. Residents say they heard gunfire and saw the victim lying on his back but didn't see any suspects. 

The victim, identified as 30-year old Markees Weeks, was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center where he died. 

This happened at the same time the Cleveland Fire and Police Chiefs were having a news conference, asking for public support in light of all the recent violence.

Police are still looking for suspects If you have any information give them a call.   

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