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1 dead, 2 hurt in apartment complex shooting in Cleveland

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Posted at 1:16 PM, Sep 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-17 13:16:43-04

CLEVELAND — A shooting at an apartment complex in Cleveland Thursday morning left several people, including a 15-year-old boy, hurt and one person dead.

According to Cleveland police, it happened in the 7400 block of Garden Valley Avenue around 2:35 a.m.

Officers responded to the location after receiving reports of multiple people injured in a shooting.

Once on scene, officers located a 20-year-old man who had been shot in the abdomen. They administered first aid until EMS arrived. He was then taken to a nearby hospital and later died. A 23-year-old man sustained a gunshot wound to the shoulder, and a 15-year-old boy was shot in the wrist, police said.

Six other people who were at the scene were not injured.

Authorities said that a preliminary investigation indicates that two people, who were outside, fired shots at an apartment where all nine people were inside.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Cleveland police at 216-623-5464 or CrimeStoppers at 216-25-CRIME.

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