Community rasies $9,000 to replace paralyzed Cleveland girl’s stolen wheelchair

Published: Jun. 9, 2023 at 5:42 PM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A community raised over $9,000 for a paralyzed 9-year-old whose wheelchair was stolen.

“We’d like to say thank you to everybody that donated,” says Gwen Curry, Alaya’s grandmother.

Alaya was 2 years old when someone shot her in the head during a drive-by shooting outside her grandma’s house in Cleveland’s Union-Miles neighborhood. It left her paralyzed.

The now 9-year-old depends on a wheelchair.

Police say the family’s Kia was reported stolen on May 13th from East 119th. Her $5,000 special stroller was inside.

Cleveland Police are looking for who took the car. If you have any information about this, give them a call.