Overnight Robbery, Shooting Victim Escapes Attacker by Driving Onto School Parking Lot

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A shooting and robbery victim drives his car onto a school parking lot overnight.

It happened around 2AM Tuesday morning at Joseph M. Gallagher School on Franklin.

Police say 22-year-old Jamie Byrd came home and was approached getting out his car in the area of West 69th and Franklin.

Byrd tried to close his car door and get away, but the suspect pulled the door open and shot him in the leg.

Byrd put the car in gear and drove away, but the was suspect holding on, even after Byrd drove over a fence and into a field.

The suspect finally leg go as Byrd drove across Gallagher school yard and into a tree.

The suspect grabbed the victim's cell phone and fled.

Byrd was treated and released from Metro.

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