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19-year-old shot, killed at Stop the Violence beach party in Euclid; no arrests made

Posted at 2:06 PM, Jul 18, 2016

Phillip Banks,  after a shooting at a Stop the Violence beach party in Euclid Sunday night.

According to Euclid police, 200 to 300 people were gathered for the party on Lakeshore Blvd around 8 p.m. when unknown suspects opened fire and then fled the area on foot.

A 19-year-old Euclid man, identified as 19-year-old Phillip Banks, was shot in the head and killed. A 12-year-old boy was shot in the back. He was taken to a local hospital in unknown condition. 

About an hour later, an 18-year-old Euclid man was walking in the area of 24000 Lakeshore Blvd when an unknown person fired multiple times at the victim from across the street. He was hit in the shoulder and taken to a local hospital in unknown condition.

No other injuries were reported. No arrests have been made, according to police. 

Police say they are investigating whether the incidents are related. 

Anyone with information regarding either of the shootings is asked to contact the Detective Bureau at 216-289-8505.