CLEVELAND, TN. (WRCB) - A double-shooting in
Cleveland has claimed the life of one person. As the details continue to unravel, police don't believe a suspect is on the run.
Cleveland Police say when they arrived to the
Crown Street town home, just after 2 a.m. Tuesday, 24-year-old Annie Ulmer and
28-year-old Steven Lanosga had both been shot.
They were rushed to the
hospital, but Annie Ulmer died shortly after. Lanosga has non-life threatening
Now detectives are trying to get his story on who shot who and why.
Investigators spent the day scouring the town
home, looking for clues and interviewing Steven Lanosga in the hospital.
"Obviously there's two sides to this
story, but unfortunately we will never hear that one side because she's no
longer with us," Cleveland Police Department Public Information Officer
Evie West says.
Cleveland Police say they're certain there
wasn't a third person involved, and that it had to be either Steven Lanosga,
Annie Ulmer or both pulling the trigger.
"Before we step out and say it was a
homicide or a suicide, or whatever, we just want to make sure that we have all
that together," Officer West says.
Police say the two were dating and originally
Neighbors didn't know them well. They say they just moved in a
few months ago and are both pharmacy techs.
Xavier University of Louisiana
lists the couple as graduating this year with Doctor of Pharmacy degrees.
"It was scary to think we heard that
right next door," neighbor Hillary May says.
Next door neighbor Hillary May says her
roommate woke her at 2:15 a.m. terrified.
"She heard what she thought was a
gunshot," May says.
Once the blue lights appeared, word quickly
spread throughout the neighborhood.
"I was talking to one of my friends this
morning at like four o'clock and she actually heard gunshots," neighbor,
Mary Parker says.
Police aren't saying how many shots were
fired, but say they're carefully reviewing evidence to compare with Lanosga's
"That will help us put all the pieces of
the puzzle together and find out what went on in this situation, this
house," West says.
Neighbors are also eager to find out.
"It's really sad that happened,"
neighbor, Luis Rivera says.
"Just trying to figure out what's going
on. It's very scary, it being so close to home," neighbor, Andrea Nicholas
One neighbor tells Channel 3 she saw Annie
Ulmer sitting alone on the stoop, smoking just a couple hours before
Stay with WRCBtv.com for updates to this developing story.
The spill should be cleared early this afternoon, according to a news release from Chattanooga State.
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