Community mourns the loss of 11-year-old shot and killed at birthday party in Cleveland’s Hough neighborhood

Community mourns the loss of 11-year-old shot and killed at birthday party in Cleveland’s Hough neighborhood
Tyshaun Taylor's life was tragically cut short, after he was shot and killed at a party in the city's Hough neighborhood. (Source: WOIO)

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A Cleveland neighborhood came together on Tuesday to remember Tyshaun Taylor, the 11-year-old boy who was shot and killed at a birthday party on Saturday.

Community mourns the loss of 11-year-old shot and killed at birthday party in Cleveland

The shooting unfolded in an apartment building at 1877 East 97th St., in Cleveland’s Hough neighborhood.

The emotional remembrance was held at Taylor’s school, Chambers Elementary, in East Cleveland.

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Posted by Cleveland 19 News on Tuesday, November 26, 2019

School officials were heartbroken to hear the news, and said Taylor was an exceptional student.

“To sit there and listen and to experience the sobs of this mother, it was one of the toughest moments I’ve ever experienced in my life,” Ward 7 Cleveland City Councilman Basheer Jones said after visiting the family.

Taylor’s loved ones are still finalizing funeral services; a GoFundMe has been established.

Cleveland Police are investigating the case, but no arrests have been made.

Return to 19 News for updates on this developing story.

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