7 injured in overnight drive-by shooting on Cleveland’s east side

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CLEVELAND — Cleveland police are investigating a drive-by shooting that injured several people Wednesday night.

Police sources say at least seven people were hurt in the shooting, which happened at about 11 p.m. Wednesday in the 700 block of Thornhill.

Police reports state that a 44-year-old female and a 21-year-old male were taken to MetroHealth Medical Center with gunshot wounds to their lower body. A 25-year-old male was shot in the knee, and a 21-year-old female was shot in the back. They were taken to MetroHealth Medical Center as well.

A 22-year-old male was also hit in the foot and taken to University Hospitals. A 31-year-old male was shot in the thigh, and a 23-year-old male was shot in the hand and grazed on the hip. They were also taken to University Hospitals.

Police say the majority of the seven victims described the vehicle involved as a white or gold-colored mini-van. They say the van pulled up, and multiple people began firing shots.

A van believed to have been the suspect’s vehicle has been recovered in East Cleveland.

There have been no arrests.

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