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It was a violent end to the 4th of July holiday on Tuesday, with at least four people shot, including a child, in three separate incidents before midnight.

Cleveland Police say an 8-year-old boy was shot around 11 p.m.

It happened in the area of West 73rd St. and Clifton at Edgewater Park.

The boy was taken to MetroHealth. Cleveland EMS say he was picked up in stable condition.

WKYC crews spoke to officers scoping the area early Wednesday morning, looking for evidence.

Cleveland Metroparks Rangers also assisted in the search for evidence.

Officials on scene say the boy was shot during a shootout, and added that it was an apparent accident.

It’s not clear if this happened during a fireworks show or not yet.

Investigators were at the park, testing individuals’ hands for gunshot residue.

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source: Wkyc.com

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