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A violent weekend in Cleveland as eight shootings leave eight people injured

Posted at 8:14 PM, Feb 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-05 06:14:10-05

The weekend turned out to be a violent one on the streets of Cleveland.

At least eight different shootings sent eight victims to the hospital.

One of the shootings happened outside the Burger King Saturday morning at East 28th and Carnegie Avenue, leaving a 40-year-old man injured.

A shooting at 5PM Friday evening on Lorain Avenue in Ohio City left a 25-year-old woman hospitalized with a gunshot wound to her chest and side.

There were at least six other shootings across the city, including one Sunday afternoon on East 93rd.

That shooting left a 39-year-old man in critical condition.

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Alfred Porter,president of Black on Black Crime Incorporated, said it’s up to people who might have prior knowledge a crime is going to take place or witnessed a crime, to speak up.

“I’m very concerned what the outcome is going to happen if more people in the community, concerned citizens don’t step up if they know something might happen. If they know somebody is off kilter or carrying weapons, or doing something at least stand up and put out something to be preventative so we don’t have the problems,” Porter said.

Cleveland police did not say if any of the shootings are connected.