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Teen, 5-month-old shot in Cleveland; both transported to hospital

Cumberland Avenue shooting
Posted at 11:23 PM, Oct 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-11 12:39:10-04

CLEVELAND — A baby and an adult are in the hospital after a shooting that occurred in Cleveland Friday night, according to police.

Around 7:30 p.m., a 5-month-old boy and an 18-year-old were in a home in the 9600 block of Cumberland Avenue when shots were fired into the house, police said.

Police said the man was outside the home when a vehicle drove by and its occupants began shooting.

The shots hit inside of the home and struck the 5-month-old, who was sitting in his stroller.

Both the man and child were transported to the hospital.

The baby is in stable condition. The condition of the man is unknown at this time.

News 5 crews arrived on the scene as police were collecting evidence, including dozens of bullet casings outside of the home.