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Jury selection in the murder trial of a Cleveland 3-year-old begins Monday

Donnell Lindsey (Source: Cleveland Police Dept.) Donnell Lindsey (Source: Cleveland Police Dept.)
Donnell Lindsey's mug shot (Source: Cuyahoga County Sheriff) Donnell Lindsey's mug shot (Source: Cuyahoga County Sheriff)
3-year-old  Major Howard (Source: Family photo) 3-year-old Major Howard (Source: Family photo)
A young boy places a teddy bear at Major's growing memorial. (Source: WOIO) A young boy places a teddy bear at Major's growing memorial. (Source: WOIO)
Police rope off crime scene at East 113th (Source: WOIO) Police rope off crime scene at East 113th (Source: WOIO)
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

After eight months on the run and a year in jail, jury selection for the man accused of shooting and killing 3-year-old Major Howard in 2015 is scheduled to begin Monday.

Donnell Lindsey is accused of driving by, and firing into, a stopped car on East 113th Street that Major, his godmother, Rob'Dasha Smith, and a family friend were in on Sept. 15, 2015. Major was shot in the chest. He died following surgery at MetroHealth Medical Center. Smith was shot in the leg, but survived.

Lindsey was on the run until U.S. Marshal's tracked him down and arrested him in Smyrna, Georgia in May of last year.

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