20-year-old man arrested in connection with shooting of 12-year-old girl at Cleveland east side park

CLEVELAND - A man was arrested Tuesday in connection with the shooting of a 12-year-old girl on Cleveland's east side.

Cleveland police said detectives and members of the FBI took a 20-year-old man into custody in Cleveland Heights. He has not yet been charged.

The shooting happened at about 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Walter A. Burks Park on Grantwood Avenue.

Investigators said two men were shooting at each other when a bullet struck the girl in the chest. She was taken to Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, where she last listed in stable condition.

A cousin told NewsChannel5 the girl never lost consciousness.

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