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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) –

A 9-year-old girl is dead after suffering a gunshot to the head on Cleveland’s East Side Wednesday evening.

Cleveland Police report she was rushed to Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The shooting occurred at Lee Road and Harvard Avenue at about 7:15 p.m.

According to Cleveland Ward 1 Councilman Joe Jones, the girl was hit as two groups of suspects exchanged gunfire. One group of shooters was located in a passing car, while the other group was walking on foot.

Officers are seeking these persons of interest in connection with the homicide:

Police also suspect this car may have been used during the crime:

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the individuals or vehicle seen in the photos is asked to contact investigators at 216-623-5464 or 216-621-1234.

 

READ MORE: Cleveland19.com

Article Courtesy of WOIO Cleveland 19 News

First Picture Courtesy of Joseph Devenney and Getty Images

Second Picture Courtesy of South Agency and Getty Images

Third and Fourth Picture Courtesy of Cleveland Police and WOIO Cleveland 19 News

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