The Cleveland Division of Police Homicide Unit is currently investigating the death of a 34 year old black male which occurred on Friday, January 17 at approximately 12:30 am. Witnesses report that 2 males were involved in a verbal argument outside of 8201 Madison Avenue with the suspect then pulling a handgun and shooting the victim one time in the chest. The victim was transported by private auto to MetroHealth Medical Center where he expired. The Cleveland Division of Police Homicide Unit along with the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office responded to the scene and to the hospital for investigation. The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office will determine the final cause of death.
The suspect has been identified as 23 year old Luis Nitsche, Hispanic male, 5’8/150 lbs, brown hair, brown eyes. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Nitsche is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 216-623-5464. Anonymous information can be provided through Crimestoppers.