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