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Funeral services announced for 9-year-old girl fatally shot in Cleveland

Posted at 2:45 PM, Jun 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-26 14:48:47-04

Funeral arrangements have been announced for Saniyah Nicholson, a 9-year-old girl who was killed during a shootout between several people in Cleveland last week.

The shooting happened near the intersection of Lee Road and Harvard Avenue on June 20. The girl was sitting in her mother's car with her sister when she was hit by a stray bullet.

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The viewing will be held Friday at Gaines Funeral Homes, 5386 Lee Road, Maples Heights, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

The wake will be held at Second Ebenezer Baptist Church, 1881 East 71st St., Cleveland, at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday. The funeral service will follow at 10 a.m.

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