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Three people, including innocent bystander shot on Cleveland's east side

Posted at 6:47 PM, Sep 28, 2016

An innocent bystander was among three people shot Wednesday evening on the east side of Cleveland.

The shooting happened just before 6 p.m. on Case Court near Woodland Avenue.

A stray bullet struck a 60-year-old woman in the elbow as she walked in the neighborhood, according to Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority Police. Officers say she was an innocent bystander.

Police add the other persons shot included, a 22-year-old and 23-year-old man. They looked to be the intended targets. Police said one man was shot multiple times in the leg and groin area; the third victim was shot at least once.

All three victims were transported to local hospitals, but conditions have not been released.

Officers are still piecing together what led up the shooting

Any witnesses have been urged to call the Cleveland Metropolitan Housing Authority police at 216-391-2642. Callers can remain anonymous.