5-month-old infant, 18-year-old hospitalized after being shot on Cleveland’s eastside

5-month-old infant, 18-year-old hospitalized after being shot on Cleveland’s eastside
Cleveland Police are investigating the shooting of a 5-month-old male infant and an 18-year-old man that occurred in Cleveland Friday night.

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Cleveland Police confirmed a 5-month-old male infant and an 18-year-old man remain in the hospital after being shot Friday night.

The shooting happened in the 9600 block of Cumberland Avenue around 7:45 p.m., according to EMS.

Police said both victims suffered gunshot wounds to the abdomen.

The 18-year-old was standing outside the home when a car passed by and began shooting, police said.

One of the rounds entered the home and struck the infant, who was seated in a stroller.

EMS said the victims were driven to Cleveland Clinic before EMS arrived and were later transferred to University Hospitals.

Police continue investigating and are trying to determine if there was one person or multiple people in the vehicle.

Police said three vehicles have been towed in connection to this investigation.

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