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Update: Man shot in chin dies


ELYRIA — The overnight death of a gunshot victim Wesley Blaylock remains under investigation.

Blaylock, 87, was found bleeding from the nose in his 101 Carriage Court home Saturday morning and police said medics later discovered he’d been shot under the chin. A pistol was found in the home.

Police spokesman Capt. Chris Costantino said Sunday Blaylock died at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland where Blaylock had been hospitalized. Costantino that there were no signs of forced entry into the home.

Costantino said detectives have not determined whether the death was suicide or someone killed Blaylock. “We’ll do a very detailed investigation,” he said.


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