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After several shootings in three days, including five deadly, Cleveland’s leaders offered updates and answered questions at a press conference on Monday.

Over the weekend, five people were killed in separate shootings and several more injured, including a 10-year-old boy who witnessed his father’s death.

Deputy Chief Edward Tomba provided updates on all five cases.

Early Sunday morning, Andre Carr was found shot underneath a parked Jeep in the 1400 block of E. 116th Street. Tomba says evidence was collected at the scene and the vehicle is being processed.

According to Tomba, the two victims found dead inside a home on East 140th Street on Saturday night may have been dealing with a family issue.

Regarding Saturday’s shooting that killed a man and injured his 10-year-old son, Tomba says multiple pieces of evidence from the scene are being processed. Detectives are currently trying to obtain video. The males were shot at while driving on Martin Luther King Drive in broad daylight.

Officials say the public has been extremely helpful with these cases so far, but more tips are needed. Anyone with information regarding any of these incidents is asked to contact the homicide unit at 216-623-5464. Anonymous information may be provided through Crime Stoppers by calling 216-252-7463.



Article and Picture Courtesy of WOIO Cleveland 19 News

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