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13-year-old girl in critical condition after being shot 3 times; one suspect in custody

EMS tells 3News that the young girl was picked up in the 7700 block of Woodland Avenue in Cleveland.

CLEVELAND — A 13-year-old girl is hospitalized after being shot three times in Cleveland. 

The Cleveland Division of Police reports that the shooting happened at around 5:25 p.m. on Tuesday in the 7700 block of Woodland Avenue. The girl sustained gunshot wounds to the stomach, arm, and hand. 

She was transported to University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital. A police officer on scene told 3News that the girl was in surgery and was listed in critical condition.

Members of the Cleveland Division of Police's Fourth District Basic Patrol and Violent Crimes Response Team worked with the Gang Impact Unit and the Real Time Crime Center to quickly identify and arrest one male.  

The shooting remains under investigation.

Anyone who may have information connected to the shooting is encouraged to call CrimeStoppers of Cuyahoga, Inc. at 216-25-CRIME. Call 216-621-1234 for non-emergencies. 

This is a developing story. Check back with 3News for updates.


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