CLEVELAND, OH. (THECOUNT) — Roger Ashley Jr., has been identified as the victim found shot dead in East Cleveland on Monday.

Ashley, 38, was discovered suffering from at least one gunshot wound at the Sunoco Gas Station, located across the street from Shaw High School, in Cleveland, Ohio, 1:44 a.m. Monday.


First responders found a man deceased from apparent gunshot wounds near Euclid Ave and Shaw Ave, in Cleveland, Ohio. The victim was later identified as Ashley.

He was pronounced dead at the scene just after 2 a.m. of gunshot wounds.

East Cleveland Fire Department responded to the scene. The man was pronounced deceased just after 2 a.m., according to information from Cleveland police. Police have identified the victim as 38-year-old Roger Ashley. source

They are investigating the shooting as a homicide.

Anyone with possible information on the fatal incident should contact police at 911.

In 2010, Ashley made local headlines after being arrested in a police sting targeting deadbeat dads:

Roger Ashley Jr., 29, of Euclid, faces up to three years for owing $11,683 for his 11-year-old. The last payment of $25 was made March 16, 2010, He is due in court April 6. source