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3-year-old shot in the leg on Garden Valley in Cleveland hospitalized in serious condition

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Posted at 6:26 AM, Jun 01, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-01 12:49:57-04

CLEVELAND — A 3-year-old was shot in the leg on Garden Valley in Cleveland early Wednesday, according to officers from the Cleveland Division of Police and EMS at the scene.

Officers received a call at approximately 2:05 a.m. for a 3-year-old shot.

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Scene of shooting that injured a 3-year-old on Garden Valley Avenue in Cleveland.

EMS also responded and transported him to University Hospitals in serious condition.

A 28-year-old man was found with a graze wound to the arm. He was treated at the scene but refused treatment, EMS said.

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Scene of shooting that injured a 3-year-old on Garden Valley Avenue in Cleveland.

According to police, shots were fired following an argument between the child's mother and a 26-year-old over a car.

"The 26-year-old suspect attempted to run over the victims and shots were fired. It was later learned that a 28-year-old male was also shot in connection with this incident and that shots were fired by the 28-year-old-male and by the suspect in the vehicle," police said.

Multiple casings were found scattered in the street and parking lot of an apartment complex on Garden Valley.

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Scene of shooting that injured a 3-year-old on Garden Valley Avenue in Cleveland.

The matter remains under investigation.

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