16-year-old boy shot in face in Cleveland in critical condition

Published: Jan. 13, 2022 at 7:21 PM EST
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Cleveland Police confirmed a 16-year-old boy was shot in the face in the 11920 block of Continental Avenue on Jan. 13.

He was in critical condition when crews took him to Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital around 6:40 p.m., according to Cleveland EMS.

The shooting happened in the area of the Zelma Watson George Recreation Center.

It is unknown if any suspects have been identified or apprehended.

Return to 19 News for updates.

Editor’s Note: Cleveland EMS reported the victim was 14 years old. Cleveland Police later reported his age is 16.

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