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Cleveland property owner arrested in killing

Cleveland property owner arrested in killing

(Cuyhoga County) - Cleveland Police are investigating the death of a man in his 30's at a home on East 61st Street.

Officers were called to the area because of a report of a shooting, and upon their arrival they located a male with stab wounds. No one was shot during this incident. The male with the stab wounds was pronounced dead on scene by EMS.

Detectives report the property owner, a man in his 50's was at his residence in order to show living quarters to a prospective tenant. During the course of the showing, an argument and altercation occurred between the two males.

Police say at one point, a shot was fired, possibly by property owner, and the property owner stabbed the prospective tenant.

Investigators say the property owner was transported to University Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained during the altercation. He was placed under arrest and transported to the Central Prison Unit after being treated.

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