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54-year-old woman shot while leaving Cleveland bar early Saturday morning

Posted at 3:13 PM, Dec 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-16 15:13:46-05

CLEVELAND — A 54-year-old woman was shot while walking to her vehicle after leaving a Cleveland bar early Saturday morning, according to the Cleveland Division of Police.

Officers responded to MetroHealth Emergency Room after a woman reported she had been shot and taken to the hospital, according to authorities.

The shooting happened in the area of East 93rd Street and Union Avenue in Cleveland’s Union-Miles Park neighborhood around 2 a.m.

The victim told police she was walking to her vehicle from a nearby bar when she heard multiple gunshots.

The victim looked down the street and saw people ducking, but continued walking. It took her a few steps before she felt pain and then noticed she had been shot in the back of the leg, police said.

The victim was with her daughter-in-law, who drove her to the hospital.

No other injuries were reported from the shooting.