CLEVELAND, Ohio — A 21-year-old man was found shot in what police said may have been an attempted robbery outside a Harvard Avenue bar early Wednesday.
The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the man as Fela Lockhart, of Cleveland.
Cleveland Police said a man was reported shot at the Harvard Wine and Grill at East 142nd Street and Harvard Avenue about 2:30 a.m. Officers found Lockhart lying in the parking lot with a gunshot wound to the chest, according to a release.
Lockhart was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead.
Cleveland police are now investigating the attempted robbery that turned into a murder when Lockhart was shot in his chest outside Harvard Wine and Grille at around 2:30 a.m. The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed his identity later in the day.