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Cleveland police report 3 stabbings and 7 shootings over 26-hour period on Memorial Day weekend

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Posted at 12:38 PM, May 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-25 14:07:31-04

CLEVELAND — Cleveland police reported three stabbings and seven shootings over 26-hour period during Memorial Day weekend, including the recovery of a body found in the Cuyahoga River Sunday night.


3 AM
The first shooting happened at around 3 a.m. at the Shell gas station, 3020 Carnegie Avenue, when an unknown male received multiple gunshot wounds to both his legs. He was taken to the hospital in an unknown condition.

4 AM
An hour later at around 4 a.m., a female in her 30s was shot in the leg in the 3500 block of Hyde Avenue. She was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center in an unknown condition.

A 37-year-old man was shot and killed while visiting his son at a home in Cleveland’s North Collinwood neighborhood, police said. Read more here.

4 PM
Police responded to a shooting that left a 30-year-old male with a gunshot wound to his left arm and stomach area. No arrests were made.

At the same time, police responded to a stabbing in the 4000 block of East 106th Street. A 33-year-old man was stabbed multiple times. He was taken by EMS to MetroHealth Medical Center.

6 PM
A woman was hospitalized in critical condition after she was stabbed in the eye in Cleveland’s Buckeye Shaker neighborhood. Read more here.

7 PM
The Coast Guard located an unknown body in the water near 2000 Central Furnace Court. Read more here.

11 PM
Police responded to shooting in the 12900 block of Ferris Avenue for a male shot. A 44-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound to his forearm. He was taken by EMS to University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center.


1 AM
Police responded to the 7400 block of Carson Avenue for a stabbing. A 61-year-old man was stabbed in the chest. He was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center.

3 AM
A 22-year-old man was shot in the right leg in the area of East 110th Street and Woodhill Avenue.

5 AM
Police responded to the 8400 block of Clark Avenue for a 20-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the head. No arrests were made.

RELATED: 37-year-old man shot to death while visiting his son at home in Cleveland's North Collinwood neighborhood