Police: Suspect wanted in fatal shooting of 24-year-old man in Mount Hope

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Police say a man was fatally shot in Mount Hope Friday night.

Authorities say they responded to a call about a man shot just after 11:30 p.m. near the corner of East Burnside and Morris avenues.

When they arrived, they discovered Devon McFarlane, 24, unconscious with a gunshot wound to his back. He was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital where he later died.

Police believe a gun was pulled after an argument between a man and the victim, somebody police say was last seen wearing black clothes.

As for the man who fired the shots officials are still investigating.

They say he fled heading north after pulling the trigger.

Police say no arrests have been made yet and they are still looking for the suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

 

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