Shooting suspect takes off from police with children in the car, crashes into another vehicle in Cleveland

CLEVELAND-A shooting suspect and a female driver are under arrest after taking off from police.

Officers responded to E. 40th Street and Quincy Avenue for reports of a male shot around 10:30 a.m.

Cleveland police said according to their preliminary information the suspect walked up to the victim who was in a vehicle at 40th and Quincy and shot him through the passenger side. The suspect then took off and was picked up by the female driver who had 5 kids in the car.  The kids range in age from 1-month-old to 10-years-old.

As Cleveland police arrived to help, the vehicle sped off again and later collided with another vehicle at E.21st Street and Superior Avenue.

Several people were taken to the hospital. Their conditions range from critical to stable.

The suspect and the female driver were arrested.

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**Editors note:  The circumstances surrounding the shooting have changed due to the latest information Cleveland police provided the media. Their original update mentioned the female driver was at a traffic light and shots were fired at a victim pumping gas**

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