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14-year-old girl dies after being shot in bed inside home on Columbia Avenue in Cleveland

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Posted at 7:26 AM, May 23, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-23 18:36:08-04

CLEVELAND — A 14-year-old girl has died after she was shot in the head while lying in her bed inside a home in Cleveland’s Glenville neighborhood on Monday, according to the Cleveland Division of Police.

Officers from the Cleveland Division of Police responded to a shooting shortly after midnight in the 9700 block of Columbia Avenue.

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Scene of shooting on Columbia Avenue in Cleveland on May 23, 2022.

A spokesperson for police said preliminary information indicates that a vehicle pulled into the driveway of the home and occupants inside the car fired shots at the house.

The 14-year-old girl, identified by the medical examiner and police as Abebreanna M. Jackson, was in her bed when she was shot in the head, police said.

Police said the mother of the victim and three other children were in the home at the time of the shooting.

According to News 5’s overnight news tracker, dozens of shell casings littered the street in front of the scene and bullet holes were seen in the exterior of the home.

Bullet holes could be seen throughout the exterior of the home on Columbia Avenue.

Anyone with information about this shooting is encouraged to contact investigators at 216-623-5464. Anonymous information can be provided by calling Crimestoppers and a cash reward of up to $5,000.00 may be available.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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