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Police have person of interest in Pepper Pike shooting that left four injured

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Posted at 12:36 PM, Jun 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-06 12:36:57-04

PEPPER PIKE, Ohio — Police have released new details regarding a shooting in Pepper Pike on Sunday morning that left four people injured.

The shooting happened just after midnight near North Landerwood Plaza on Pinetree Road. The shooting took place in a parking lot following a private event at a nearby restaurant.

According to authorities, an unknown person fired at least 21 rounds at a Volkswagen Jetta. A nearby Ford Fusion was also hit it by one round during the fusillade of bullets. Police said it appears the Jetta was the primary target.

An 18-year-old from Garfield Heights that was inside the Jetta was shot, authorities said.

The round that pierced the Fusion also injured a 16-year-old male from Cleveland and a 17-year-old male from Beachwood. Another person, an 18-year-old male, also from Beachwood, was injured by glass from a broken window.

Police said they have a person of interest in the case, but they are asking anyone with information about the shooting to contact CrimeStoppers at 216-252-7463.

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