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Deontay Austin
  • Case number: 1921
  • Incident location: 540 East 118th Street
    Cleveland, Ohio - Cuyahoga County
  • Incident date: 7/22/2012
  • Homicide date: 7/30/2012
  • Date of birth: 9/8/1985
  • Gender: Male
  • Race/Ethnicity: Black
  • Height: 5’9”
  • Weight: 150lbs
  • Hair color: Black
  • Eye color: Brown
  • Law enforcement agency: Cleveland Police Department


On July 22, 2012 at approximately 0500 hours, Deontay Austin was shot multiple times on the 500 block of East 118th Street. Witnesses say the victim knew the shooter and heard Deontay say it was “Tez” or “Tink” who shot him. Austin later died on July 30, 2012.


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