Police respond to 4 separate shootings, at least 2 women dead

Victims shot in vehicle on E. 28th (Source: Facebook)
Victims shot in vehicle on E. 28th (Source: Facebook)

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Police say they responded to four separate shootings Monday night in Cleveland, leaving at least two women dead.

According to Cleveland police, 22-year-old Jamilia Carter and 21-year-old Shonna Adams died after being shot while sitting in a Dodge Avenger near East 28th Street and Cedar Avenue. Officers responded at approximately 8:50 p.m. for the shooting. Carter was pronounced dead at the scene. Adams was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center where she eventually died. Police believe a dark SUV may have been firing shots at the Dodge.

Cleveland police responded to several other shootings Monday evening. At 8 p.m. officers were called to the Michael Zone Recreation Center in the 6300 block of Lorain Avenue. Police found a 20-year-old man shot in the leg at the center. He was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center.

At around 7 p.m., cops received a call for a shooting near Ansel Road and Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. Police say a 17-year-old girl was shot in the face by her child's father. According to Cleveland police, the man was playing with the gun behind her when it went off. She was taken to University Hospital in serious condition.

Also around 7 p.m., a male victim was shot in the chest and stomach near East 102nd Street and Born Avenue. His condition was not immediately known.

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