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6 Juveniles Shot in Cleveland; 1 Is Dead

Victims ages range from 12 to 16; cops trying to figure out what happened
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 25, 2017 7:00 AM CST

(Newser) – Cleveland police are trying to figure what led to a Friday shooting that left one juvenile dead and five others wounded. The victims ranged in age from 12 to 16, and the identity of the age of the youth who was killed was not released, reports the Cleveland Plain Dealer. At this point, about all police know is that the group of juveniles encountered another group Friday evening and gunfire erupted. No arrests have been made.

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"Kids crossed paths and shots were fired," police chief Calvin Williams tells Fox 8. “We don’t exactly what spurred this or what happened, but definitely, our hearts go out to the families of the victims here." Mayor Frank Jackson visited the shooting scene but had no more details to shed. "Condolences to the family that lost a child," he said.

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