CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Cleveland Police are asking for the public's helping locating four suspects that shot a 13-year-old twice in the neck Friday evening.
Just before 10 p.m., Fifth District zone cars were patrolling the area of Euclid Avenue east of Clarkstone Avenue and heard several shots being fired. Upon arrival on Clarkstone Avenue, police located a 13-year-old male victim with two gunshot wounds to the neck.
While on scene, officers were informed that the victim was standing on the corner of Euclid and Clarkstone with a group of teenagers when a vehicle with four occupants drove up to the teens and started exchanging words.
After words were exchanged the suspect vehicle drove off. A short time later the vehicle returned to the area and fired several shots into the group of teens. As a result of the shots fired, the victim was struck twice in the neck. After the shooting, the suspects fled the scene west bound on Euclid Avenue.
The victim, Davaughn Dixon was conveyed to Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital by Cleveland Fire Department Rescue, where he is currently being treated for his injuries.
Cleveland Police were told the suspects were three black males and one female driving a blue, four door Chevrolet Cobalt.
There are no arrests at this time.
The Cleveland Division of Police is asking that anyone with information about this incident to contact the Fifth District Detective Bureau at 216.623.5518.