US Marshals join investigation into shooting of 8-year-old girl in East Cleveland

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EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW)– The US Marshals Service has now joined the investigation into the shooting of an 8-year-old girl in East Cleveland.

Police earlier said they’ve identified a 17-year-old in the shooting of the child.

It happened Sunday night in the parking lot at 1846 Forest Hills Blvd. Police say around 8:30 p.m. officers responded to the area.

The child is in intensive care. Police say they know who shot the girl but police have not named him, only saying he is 17 years old.

They are asking for the public’s help. Call (216)681-2162 if you have any information on the shooting.

There is a $2500 reward for information leading to an arrest.

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