Cleveland police launch investigation after 1-year-old fatally shot

Cleveland police launch investigation after 1-year-old fatally shot
Rexwood Avenue

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - The Cleveland Police Department confirmed a 1-year-old boy was fatally shot on Saturday evening.

Police said they were called to the scene at about 6 p.m. to the 14200 block of Rexwood Avenue.

The child was brought to MetroHealth Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Cleveland police launch investigation after 1-year-old fatally shot

According to police, “detectives are investigating the possibility of an accidental shooting with the shooter being a person inside of the residence."

Members of the homicide unit responded to the scene.

Cleveland police are on Rexwood Avenue investigating a fatal shooting that claimed the life of a 1-year-old boy. Detectives said the child may have been accidentally shot by a person inside the home. https://bit.ly/2Xz04sT

Posted by Cleveland 19 News on Saturday, April 20, 2019

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