Six recent examples of gun violence in and around Cleveland

As Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson looks to tighten gun laws in the city, a recap of six recent shootings that have jarred the local community:

Derrice Alexander was charged with aggravated murder in the June 10 shooting death of his 2-year-old son. Police say he was arguing with the mother of the boy, and, as he was leaving, he turned and fired in the direction of the porch where the child was standing in the area of West 28th Street and Division Avenue. Details HERE. (Mobile users:

A 4-year-old boy was shot in the thigh while he was playing at East Clark Elementary School in the 800 block of East 146th Street on June 29. Details HERE. (Mobile users:

Though not in Cleveland, the fatal shooting of the owner of Brennan's Colony, a popular bar and restaurant in Cleveland Heights, touched the entire community. Two of the men indicted in relation to his June 30 death live in Cleveland. Details HERE. (Mobile users:

A 15-year-old boy died from a gunshot wound to the head July 10 after he and other teens were visiting with an adult in an apartment in the 14500 block of Lorain Avenue. Another teen was seen running from the apartment holding a gun. Details HERE. (Mobile users:

Two men were found shot to death in the 12100 block of Lenacrave Avenue June 23. Details HERE. (Mobile users:

A Cleveland man is accused of a shooting that triggered a lockdown on the campus of Kent State University April 7. Police say Quavaugntay Tyler shot himself in the hand after getting into a dispute with two women near Bowman Hall. Details HERE. (Mobile users:


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