11-year-old shot for playing near car - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Idiot accused of shooting 11-year-old pleads not guilty in court

Charles Dubose pled not guilty in court Monday. 

The 55-year old Cleveland man is accused of shooting 11-year old Izhane Merritt Friday night. 

The shooting happened just before 11 p.m. on E. 118th. 

Dubose reportedly got mad because Merritt and another juvenile were playing too close to his car.

DuBose yelled at them to stop playing around his vehicle, but they didn't. He then fired one shot at kids, striking Merritt in the upper torso. Merritt was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center. She was released Sunday night.

DuBose was arrested on the spot.

He's locked up on $250,000 bond. 

 

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