5-year-old Cleveland boy shot in leg on city’s west side

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CLEVELAND – Cleveland police are investigating the shooting of a 5-year-old boy on the city’s west side.

It happened around 7:45 p.m. Monday evening. The child was shot in the leg. His injuries are said to not be life-threatening. He was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center.

In an email, police listed this shooting as a  possible drive-by.

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