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Child dies after shooting on Cleveland's East Side

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Posted at 5:39 PM, Jun 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-01 17:39:31-04

CLEVELAND  — Cleveland police are investigating after a child was shot and killed on the city's East Side.

The shooting happened in the 3100 block of East 94th Street at 1:30 p.m.

An EMS spokesperson said the child was transported to Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, where he later died.

EMS said the boy was 8 years old but police later said the child was 12.

Police said they are investigating but appears the shooting may have been accidental.