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Violent night on Cleveland streets

2:50 PM, Jun 9, 2012   |    comments
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CLEVELAND -- Police had a busy Friday night dealing with multiple shootings and stabbings.

Police began the night responding to a stabbing at 1 a.m.  Second District officers went to 2637 W. 41st Street for a domestic violence call.

Neighbors said two women were fighting and may be in an area cemetery. Police patrolled the cemetery and found them asleep.

Police say Felicia Smith grabbed Magdalena Davis by the throat punched her and stabbed her in the neck twice. The two women have been dating for 7-8 months. Davis was arrested with charges pending.

Across town there was another a shooting at 7719 Melrose Avenue. Shortly after 1 a.m. Eric McWhorter was walking with a female when he was shot in the hand by an unknown individual. He was taken to the Cleveland Clinic where he was treated.

Fouty-five minutes later on E. 120th Street and Benham Avenue, a man was shot in the leg. EMS took Edward Jones to MetroHealth Medical Center.

Police say Jones walked to a white Lincoln where a male and female were sitting. The car took off and then soon came back, firing several shots at Jones.  Police list Donald DeVaughn as a suspect.  No other information has been provided in this case.

Shortly after 4 a.m. on W. 92nd Street and Lorain Avenue,  Ernest Brown was walking home from an area bar when a "young light skinned kid" riding a bike pulled out a gun and ordered Brown to give him his phone.

That's when police say he shot Brown and took his keys. Police say the offender was out earlier possibly trying to rob other people.

At 4:32 a.m. a malenas shot 3 times. Nathen Jernigans said he was walking to a friend's house when two men approached him and said, "Give up your sh**."  As the men robbed Jernigans grabbed the gun and a fight shortly ensued, and that's when Jernigans said he was shot.

Just before 7 a.m., police say Patricia Evans of Cleveland was found covered in blood. Evans was found at 1554 E. 33rd Street.

If you have any information on any of these cases you are asked to contact the Cleveland Police Department.


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