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Man shot dead in Painesville Twp.

Man shot dead in Painesville Twp.

(Painesville) – Lake County deputies are looking for the men accused of shooting and killing a Painesville Township man early Friday morning.

Chief Deputy Frank Leonbruno says that at just before 4:00 a.m., two men forced their way into a trailer home on Huntington Road. 23-year-old Matthew Hammond and a friend were asleep in the trailer.

Deputy Leonbruno says they were told by the friend that the two men shot Hammond and fled before deputies arrived. Hammond was pronounced dead at Tri-Point Hospital in Concord Township.

Anyone with information about the case can contact Lake County detectives at 440-350-5521 or 5620.

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