Cleveland Heights police responded just after 11 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 14, to the 3300 block of Berkeley Road, where someone reportedly fired gunshots into a home, according to a Tuesday news release.
The 16-year-old was shot in the leg, police said. He was taken to a local hospital and later released.
Police recovered shell casings from the scene.
“It appears this was not a random incident,” city spokesperson Mike Thomas told FOX 8 News in an email. “Detectives are actively investigating.”