CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Cleveland police have made one arrest after a 4-year-old boy was shot and wounded as he sat in the car with his mother and sister earlier this week, and investigators need the public's help finding one more suspect.
Jonathon Smith, 20, was arrested Wednesday in connection with the shooting. A second suspect, Leon Edwards, 21, is still wanted for this crime.
According to police, the little boy was in a car with his mother and 7-year-old sister in a parking lot near West 28th Street and Division Avenue when mom honked her horn at a car blocking the street. After waiting at least five minutes the woman drove around the car and she says they followed her onto the freeway and started shooting.
The women stopped, got out on E. 55th Street and called 911.
The boy was treated at University Hospital for a gunshot wound to his head, he underwent surgery to remove bullet fragments, no bullets penetrated his brain. He remains hospitalized at University Hospital in serious condition.
Police are looking for the white four-door Pontiac with tinted windows.