Cleveland Police say that a 3-year-old boy has died following a drive-by shooting on Cleveland’s east side Tuesday evening.

Cleveland Police say that the 3-year-old boy was pronounced dead at MetroHealth Medical Center following surgery early Wedenesday morning.

A 24-year-old woman was also shot in the drive-by and her condition is still unknown.

Police investigated the scene on East 113th Street between Union Avenue and Regalia Avenue late Tuesday night. The shooting happened at about 7:10 p.m.

The 3-year-old boy was struck by a gunshot in the chest and the woman was struck by a gunshot to the thigh. .

Cleveland Police say that preliminary information reveals that the victims were passengers in a vehicle that was fired upon by occupants of another vehicle. The 24-year-old woman is not the child’s mother.

The male driver of the vehicle that both victims were in drove them to the Cleveland Clinic.

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