CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) –

Cleveland is experiencing a record number of homicides.

The City recorded 83 killings up until Sept. 7, then 17 more homicides in the past month.

The number of murders hit 100 today versus a 102 total criminal homicides for all of 2014.

The latest victim, a 30-year-old Brian Holmes, was killed at 10625 Woodland Avenue Unit B. Officers were called to the scene around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday morning.

When police arrived, Holmes had been shot in his chest. He was pronounced dead at MetroHealth Medical Center.

 

READ MORE: Cleveland19.com

Article Courtesy of WOIO Cleveland 19 News

Picture Courtesy of the Holmes Family and WOIO Cleveland 19 News

100 Homicides Now Recorded in Cleveland in 2015, Up from 2014  was originally published on wzakcleveland.com

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