CLEVELAND– A six-month-old baby girl has died after being shot in the chest near East 145th Street and Spear Avenue.
Police say shots may have come from a nearby apartment building. SWAT went inside the building in search of a suspect but no one was found inside.
According to police, the baby’s mother was driving with the baby and two other people in the car when it happened. The other people in the car were not injured.
Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams spoke out Thursday night following the shooting and broke down in tears. He said enough is enough. “We will stay on this as long as it takes. We want bodies in jail tonight for this crime.”
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Police set up a command center at 145th and Kinsman and said some houses were evacuated.
Surrounding districts in Cleveland are coming into the area to assist. They are also asking anyone with information about the shooting to call Crime Stoppers.
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