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1 person killed, 2 others injured after shooting near basketball courts at Jefferson Park in Cleveland, police say

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Posted at 7:00 AM, Jul 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-28 10:32:36-04

CLEVELAND — One person has died after a shooting at Jefferson Park on Cleveland’s West Side Monday, according to a spokesperson for the Cleveland Division of Police.

Police responded to Jefferson Park, located off Lorain Avenue near West 133rd Street, for reports of a shooting.

Three people were shot at the park by the basketball courts, according to police,

Two males, an 18-year-old and a 21-year-old, were both shot in the leg and transported to a nearby hospital in serious condition, according to EMS. A 28-year-old male was shot in the abdomen and transported in critical condition.

In an update on Wednesday, police said one of the victims died at the hospital, police said.

News 5 will update this story as more information becomes available.

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