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Shooting in Cleveland's Detroit-Shoreway neighborhood marks 22nd shooting since Fourth of July

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Posted at 8:33 AM, Jul 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-08 09:51:29-04

CLEVELAND — A shooting early Monday morning in the Detroit-Shoreway neighborhood has brought the number of shootings in the City of Cleveland to 22 since the Fourth of July.

Police responded to the 7000 block of Elton Avenue at around 12:30 a.m. for a shooting.

When officers arrived, they found a 39-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the leg.

The shooting victim was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center for his injuries.

No further information was released.

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Since the Fourth of July, there have been four homicides.