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Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Harvard Avenue Murder: Cleveland Heights Man Gunned Down on 21st Birthday

Posted By on Wed, Dec 18, 2013 at 1:54 PM

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Fela Lockhart was 21 for little more than two hours.

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.

But friends and family, ready for what might have otherwise been a celebratory day, awoke to tragic news. Lockhart's social media network responded with widespread condolences and disbelief.

A formal investigation is under way, though no suspect information is presently available. Information is welcome at 216-623-5464, the Cleveland Division of Police Homicide Unit.

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