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Multiple people shot in several separate shootings on Christmas Day in Cleveland

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Posted at 1:05 PM, Dec 26, 2019

CLEVELAND — We could have used a little more "peace on earth, good will towards men" in Cleveland on Christmas, which was marred by multiple shootings that happened across the city.

  • The first shooting actually happened about 15 minutes before midnight Tuesday. According to Cleveland police, officers responded to the 3800 block of East 72nd Street at 11:45 p.m. for a shooting. Upon arrival, police found a 46-year-old woman with a gunshot wound. She was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center for treatment.
  • Around noon on Christmas day, police were called to the 10500 block of Woodland Avenue. A man found at the scene was transported to University Hospitals for a gunshot wound, police said.
  • Another shooting happened around 3 p.m. on the border of Cleveland's Mt. Pleasant and Woodland Hills neighborhoods near East 116th Street and Kinsman Road. Police found two victims at the scene. A 20-year-old man was shot in the leg and another man, age unknown, was found shot in the arm. Both victims were taken to University Hospitals for treatment.
  • The last shooting happened about an hour later a short distance from the prior shooting. Authorities responding to the 9400 block of Benham Avenue in Cleveland's Union-Miles Park neighborhood found two people shot. According to police, a 39-year-old man and a 23-year-old man both sustained gunshot wounds. Police didn't say what hospital the men were taken to or the extent of their injuries.

Authorities haven't announced any suspects for any of the shootings.