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12-year old girl hospitalized after being shot in Cleveland park

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Crime scene where 12-year old was shot on Cleveland's east side Crime scene where 12-year old was shot on Cleveland's east side

A 12-year-old girl was shot Sunday night in a park on Cleveland's east side. 

Police say at 7:30 p.m. someone shot the 12-year-old in the area of Parkwood and Tacoma.

When they arrived they searched for victim and suspects. Someone had already taken the child to the hospital. 

Officers interviewed guardians and other people at the park who said that while visiting Walter Burkes Playground, two men began shooting at one another and the child was struck in the chest.

She was taken to Rainbow Babies & Children Hospital. She is currently stable and underwent surgery overnight.

No arrests have been made.   

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers or contact Fifth District Detectives at 216-623-5518.

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