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Teen girl shot in broad daylight in Cleveland’s Central neighborhood

Published: Nov. 17, 2021 at 2:56 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 17, 2021 at 9:55 PM EST

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A 15-year-old girl was injured Wednesday afternoon when shots were fired in broad daylight in Cleveland’s Central neighborhood.

Cleveland police said the victim suffered a gunshot wound to the left leg and is in serious condition.

The shooting happened in the 5100 block of Outhwaite Avenue near E. 55th Street.

Following the shooting, first responders took her to MetroHealth for treatment.

“They started fighting in my apartment, two girls, my son’s ex-girlfriend and his girlfriend. It escalated to outside, 10-12 shots were fired and one of the girls was taken to the hospital,” said Tracey Collins Sr., who lives in Outhwaite.

Cleveland police said there is no suspect information, and the investigation is active.

Contact police if you have information about this shooting.

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