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Caught in the Crossfire – A special report on the death of Saniyah Nicholson

Posted at 6:20 PM, Jun 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-22 12:40:27-04

On Wednesday night, Saniyah Nicholson was caught in the crossfire between two groups while she sat in her mother’s car. She’s the latest in a string of innocent young children gunned down in the streets of Cleveland.

Tonight, at 6 p.m., we broadcast a special report with more details on Saniyah’s tragic death, background on how this happened, and exclusive interviews with gang members who talked about deaths like Saniyah’s being “collateral damage.”

See the full special report in the media player above, and view more in-depth coverage on this tragedy below:

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'They killed my baby. Why though?' Mother remembers 9-year-old daughter caught in the crossfire

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Gang members say kids caught in the crossfire are 'collateral damage'

Former gang member works to stop deadly violence in Cleveland