Toddler, teen shot on the city's east side - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Teen accused of shooting toddler and another teen on the city's east side arrested

Late Thursday evening police took a 16 year old shooting suspect into custody. Cleveland Police arrested the boy at E. 40th and Longwood and turned him over to Metropolitan Housing Authority Police.

The arrest follows a double shooting on Case Court Thursday afternoon.

The incident happened on the city's east side near E. 55th around 2:30 p.m.

According to cops, a group of kids got into a fight earlier in the day near a playground.

An angry participant from the fight went looking for other juveniles involved later on in the day and fired shots into a crowd of people.

Two people were shot, a 3-year-old and a 14-year-old. Both suffered non life-threatening injuries were transported to MetroHealth Medical Center for treatment.

MHA Police believe three people were involved with the shooting. A 16 year old accomplice was taken in to custody earlier in the day.

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