Cleveland Heights Teen Killed in Shooting
Police are still investigating the shooting, which occurred Saturday night near Superior and Lee roads
A 16-year-old Cleveland Heights resident was shot and killed Saturday near Lee and Superior roads just before midnight, according to a press release from the Cleveland Heights Police Department.
The teen, Artwon Oliver, was transported to MetroHealth Medical Center by a Cleveland Heights rescue squad and later died from his injuries, according to police.
The Cleveland Heights Police Department received numerous calls of a "large disturbance" in the area around 11:45 p.m, and the callers said that they heard at least one to two gunshots fired. Police found the teen just south of Superior on Lee Road. He had a gunshot wound in his chest.
Officers tried to administer CPR, but he was unresponsive. Police are still investigating the incident and did not provide further information.
Cleveland Heights Patch will update this story as details become available.