An 18-year-old was fatally shot about noon today outside the Eastman branch of the Cleveland Public Library on Lorain Avenue at West 116th Street.
The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office identified him as Mustafa McWhorter, of Cleveland.
Police said McWhorter was walking with a friend along Lorain Avenue near the library when a person pulled up in a red pickup truck. The driver fired one shot, striking McWhorter in the side. He died at MetroHealth Medical Center.
“The graphic video shows a boy getting slammed to sleep over whats being called a Facebook Beef in Cleveland. Mustafa McWhorter, 17, of the west side, is that boy. He and his mother, Joanne, sat down only with Fox 8 to talk about what happened in Tremont Pointe Sunday afternoon.. He was taken to the hospital, where he suffered head injuries, lacerations, bruises, and a broken nose.” – Fox 8 Cleveland New
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Cleveland Division of Police Homicide Unit at 216-623-5464. Anonymous information can be given to Crime Stoppers by calling 216-252-7463 or via text message: text TIP657 plus your message to Crimes (274637).