Cleveland mayor’s grandson, Frank Q. Jackson, shot and killed

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CLEVELAND (WJW) — Frank Q. Jackson, the grandson of Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, was shot and killed Sunday night, Cleveland police said.

Police were called to the shooting on Sidaway and E. 70th St. at around 9 p.m.

The Fox 8 I-Team has learned a female told officials that the mayor’s grandson asked her to drop him off in the area.

According to police records, moments after Frank Q. Jackson got out of the vehicle someone shot him. The suspect fled.

Cleveland police have not yet responded to several requests asking if anyone has been arrested.

Police said they are investigating the 24-year-old’s death.

Anyone with information is asked to call investigators at 216-623-5464. Anonymous information can be provided by calling Crime Stoppers at 216-25-CRIME. Police said a cash reward of up to $5,000 may be available. 

Cleveland City Council offered their condolences in a statement:

“We offer our deepest sympathies to Mayor Frank G. Jackson and his family for the death of his 24-year-old grandson Frank Q. Jackson last night. Cleveland Police are investigating, and we believe the person or persons responsible will be apprehended and brought to justice.”

Frank Q. Jackson (Photo courtesy: Cuyahoga County Jail)

Frank Q. Jackson faced several charges over the years. In July, he pleaded not guilty to an indictment for felony assault and failure to comply with police.

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