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Cleveland police investigating 4 separate shootings, 2 stabbings

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Posted at 3:24 PM, Jun 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-22 15:25:11-04

CLEVELAND — Cleveland police are investigating four shootings and two stabbings that happened overnight.

Police said the first shooting happened at 10 p.m. in the 9900 block of Pierpont Avenue. A 13-year-old boy suffered from numerous pellet gun wounds to his back, neck, and shoulder. He was transported to Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital in unknown condition.

The second shooting happened at 1 a.m. in the 4800 block of Scovill Avenue. Police said a male victim suffered a gunshot wound to the chest. He was dropped off at University Hospital in unknown condition.

The next shooting happened a half-hour later in the 4900 block of Quincy Avenue. A 24-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to his abdomen, upper thigh and knee. He was transported to Metro Hospital in unknown condition.

Police responded to a stabbing at 2 a.m. after a victim arrived at Metro Hospital with stab wounds to his neck.

At the same time, police were called to the Cleveland Clinic after a 35-year-old man arrived with a gunshot wound to his upper thigh. Police said the shooting occurred at East 79th Street and Chester Avenue.

At 3:30 a.m., police were called to Metro Hospital after a 24-year-old man arrived at the hospital with stab wounds to his back. Police said the stabbing happened at West 125th Street and Lorain Avenue.

It is unknown if any arrests have been made for any of the crimes.