$5K reward in shooting of 11-year-old girl while mom pumped gas


CLEVELAND (WJW) — A child was shot Friday afternoon on the city’s east side, the Cleveland Division of Police said.

An 11-year-old girl was grazed by a bullet while sitting in the backseat of a car when her mom was pumping gas. It happened at the intersection of East 116th Street and Kinsman Road.

Police said shots came from the occupants of two cars that were shooting at each other while driving.

A stray bullet traveled through victims car door and struck the child who was sitting in the backseat. Surveillance video showed at least three armed teenagers or young men in dark clothing fleeing in a dark SUV.

The child was transported to the hospital and is in stable condition, according to police.

Crime Stoppers of Cuyahoga County will offer up to $5,000 for information that leads to the arrest and prosecution of the people responsible for the shooting. 

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