Car crashes into Cleveland church trying to avoid gunfire; One dead and two injured

CLEVELAND-- A car crashed into a church on Cleveland's east side Friday night.

It happened at the New Bethel Baptist Church at East 93rd Street and St. Clair Avenue, which is in the Glenville neighborhood. Shots were fired at the vehicle prior to the crash, the Cleveland Division of Police said.

Initially police reported no one was shot, but later said a 18-year-old suffered a gunshot wound to the head. He was taken to University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Two others, ages 15 and 17, were injured in the crash.