CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Police have released the name of the 15-year-old who was shot and killed in Cleveland Saturday night.
Cleveland Police were called to East 86th Street and Congress Court around 7:30 pm after getting a call for a male shot.
Jaevelle Swift was taken to University Hospitals where he died.
Preliminary investigation says that the teen and a second victim, a 16-year-old, were in the backseat of a Jeep, and two black men were the driver and a front seat passenger.
At some point, the passenger pointed a handgun at the teens demanding money. The 16-year-old handed cash to the suspect, and they two teens fled the vehicle.
The suspect then fired shots at the victims and the 15-year-old was shot and collapsed. The other teen ran to get help, but was unharmed.
Balloons and stuffed animals sit in a grassy lot where the shooting happened.
Devonte Swift said Jaevelle was his cousin and a student at East Tech High.
"The blood is still right there right now on the ground. It's hard. He was going to school, about to be a good football player. We're about to bury our little cousin it's real hard," said Swift.
Homicide detectives are investigating.