1 killed at anti-violence party, 2 others shot in Euclid Sunday

2 people shot at a stop the violence beach party
(Source: WOIO)
(Source: WOIO)

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A person was shot and killed at a "Stop the Violence Beach Party" in Euclid on Sunday. Police said two other people were shot in Euclid that same night.

The first incident took place at Sims Park, 23131 Lakeshore Blvd. Police said about 250 people were there.

Around 8 p.m. shots were fired, and an unknown shooter or shooters fled on foot, police said.

A 19-year-old Phillip Banks was shot in the head and killed. A 12-year-old Euclid boy was shot in the back and is currently hospitalized -- his condition is unknown.

The intended target is unknown.

Around 9 p.m. Sunday, an 18-year-old Euclid man was walking near 24000 Lakeshore Blvd. when he was struck in the shoulder by additional gunfire. The man was hospitalized and his condition is unknown.

In that second shooting, police said an unknown shooter fired multiple times.

No arrests have been made. Police are investigating the possibility of the two incidents being related. Those with any information should call 216-289-8505.

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