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Police arrest man for road rage shooting that left 6-month-old, pregnant woman injured

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Posted at 1:42 PM, Jun 16, 2020

CLEVELAND — A man wanted in connection to a shooting during a road rage incident that left a 6-month-old baby and a pregnant woman with gunshot wounds has been arrested by Cleveland police, according to a spokesperson for the department.

Police said thanks to tips from the public, the man, identified as Nathaniel Jolly, who is accused of the shooting, was arrested on Monday, according to jail records.

Jolly, 54, has been charged with two counts of felonious assault, a felony of the second-degree, jail records state. A witness of the shooting positively identified Jolly, records state.

According to the police report, the two victims were traveling inside a car when Jolly allegedly pulled up next to them and fired shots into their car. Surveillance video at a nearby gas station on East 116th Street showed his initial interaction with the victims before the shooting happened, police said.

At the hospital, police spoke to the female victim who stated she was 7 months pregnant and was in the Cleveland area visiting family. At the time of the shooting, she heard three shots, at least one breaking her door window and another hitting her right thigh.

Both the 6-month-old baby and the pregnant woman were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

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