11-year-old shot on Cleveland’s east side, officials say

CLEVELAND (WJW) — Cleveland police are investigating after a 11-year-old boy was shot.

It reportedly happened near East 97th and Newton Avenue around 9 p.m. Saturday.

A spokesperson for the Cleveland Fire Department confirmed EMS transported the child to the hospital.

He was last listed in critical condition. No other details were readily available.

This is a developing story. Stay with FOX 8 for updates.

Editor’s note: Officials originally told FOX 8 that the victim was 10 years old.

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