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12-year-old boy hospitalized after shooting on West 98th Street

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Posted at 8:30 AM, May 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-11 14:15:23-04

CLEVELAND — A 12-year-old boy was hospitalized after a shooting on Cleveland’s West Side Tuesday.

A spokesperson for EMS confirmed a 12-year-old boy was transported from the 3100 block of West 98th Street.

The 12-year-old boy, who was injured with a gunshot wound to the elbow, was transported to MetroHealth Medical Center in stable condition.

The male victim told Cleveland police officers that he was walking at around 3:20 a.m. when a vehicle drove by and fired multiple shots at him.

Officers on the scene did not find any evidence of a crime scene in that area, according to a report from the Cleveland Division of Police.

The shooting remains under investigation.

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