Tower City Shooting: Full Story & Must-See Details

 

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A woman was shot twice in the leg at a shooting at Tower City in Cleveland, Ohio, just hours after the Cleveland Cavaliers championship parade concluded.

According to Cleveland.com, a woman was shot outside Tower City shortly after the end of the Cavaliers Championship victory parade in downtown Cleveland. The shooting happened shortly after 5 p.m. near Euclid Avenue and Ontario Street.  Cleveland police said that two women were shot and that a man was taken into custody shortly after the shooting.

It was originally reported that two women were shot, however it was only one woman who shot twice. The girl is only 13 years old. She was taken to the nearby MetroHealth Hospital.

Tensions rose around Tower City as people leaving the parade were met with hours-long delays on RTA trains. The shooting brought transit out of Tower City to a standstill. A cleveland.com reporter at the federal courthouse said that several traumatized witnesses walked into the courthouse after the shooting. The shooter has been arrested and taken into custody.

This shooting comes during an intense time in this nation, as the Orlando shooting from last week has prompted Senators to stage a sit in, in order to get new gun laws passed.

Panicked fans running away from the Casino after hearing about the shooting @cleveland19news pic.twitter.com/2zRd0fwFwD

— Shanice (@ShaniceDunning) June 22, 2016

A look at things near Tower City. #cavsparade pic.twitter.com/ttSuwWgOyr

— Cleveland 19 News (@cleveland19news) June 22, 2016

UPDATE: ONE FEMALE VICTIM OF GUNSHOT WOUND, SHE WAS SHOT TWICE IN LEG. SUSPECT IS IN CUSTODY.

— Cleveland Police (@CLEpolice) June 22, 2016


Update- 5:49 PM: There is reportedly a second active shooter.

A marshal just told the crowd: "we have possible multiple shooters, so none of you are going anywhere." #cavsparade

— Eric Heisig (@eheisig) June 22, 2016

 

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