5-Year-Old Child Murdered in Cleveland, Temps Dropping All Day, - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

5-Year-Old Child Murdered in Cleveland, Temps Dropping All Day, Energy Emergency

A five-year-old girl and her mom were both shot in the head while sitting in a vehicle Sunday evening on Cleveland's west side. The child died and her mom is now in fair condition at MetroHealth Hospital.
Officers were called to the 12800 block of Crossburn Avenue for shots fired. Once on scene, cops found the child and her 33-year-old mom with gunshot wounds to the head. 
The preliminary investigation reveals that the mother, the 5-year-old girl, an infant and the mother's boyfriend were seated inside a red SUV when a man exited a green SUV and fired multiple shots into their vehicle. After shooting into the vehicle, the suspect fled the scene in the green SUV. 
A short time later, officers found the suspect vehicle in the 12000 block of Kirton Avenue. 
The investigation led officials to the 3500 block of Riverside Avenue, where officers checked for the suspect with the Division's SWAT unit and Negotiation Team. The suspect was not found after a thorough search, and remains on the loose. 

MLK Day: Cloudy with a chance of snow. High: 28 and dropping
MONDAY NIGHT:  Bitterly cold, wind chill down to -5 Chance of snow. LOW: 12
TUESDAY: Mostly cloudy and chance of snow. Blustery cold. High: 12 wind chill -7

Gov. John R. Kasich issued a statewide energy emergency declaration in order to speed up shipments of propane gas and help ease tight propane gas supplies brought on by the recent cold spell.  
Propane gas is a common home-heating fuel in rural Ohio and is delivered to both suppliers and homes by truck.  
Kasich is also requesting that the federal government to take similar steps so that propane gas shipments can come into Ohio more quickly from other states.

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