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Cleveland police investigating after 8-year-old girl shot on Fourth of July

Posted at 10:29 PM, Jul 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-04 23:14:37-04

CLEVELAND — Cleveland police are investigating after a child was shot inside of a vehicle in Cleveland’s Corlett neighborhood Saturday night.

Around 9:30 p.m., officers responded to the area of 139th Street and Harvard Avenue where they found an 8-year-old girl who had been shot in the arm, police said.

The girl was traveling in the backseat of a vehicle when it was fired upon, according to police.

Police said the girl is conscious and talking and was transported to Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in stable condition.

A suspect has not been identified at this time.

The shooting remains under investigation.