Cleveland Police searching for shooting suspects after bullet grazes 7-year-old girl

Updated: Aug. 11, 2019 at 6:57 PM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The Cleveland Police Department said authorities are searching the “unknown males” that fled on foot after a shooting that happened at 10:20 p.m. on Saturday.

Police said the felonious assault shooting occurred in the area of East 119th Street and Miles Avenue.

According to police, a bullet grazed the 7-year-old girl on the back.

She was treated at University Hospitals, according to police.

“It happens frequently," said one man who lives in the apartment building near the shooting scene and told 19 News he heard the gunshots. "This area always has gunshots. You hear it quite frequently.”

Police said no arrests have been made at this time.

The shooting remains under investigation.

Return to 19 News for updates.

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