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5-month-old girl shot, killed in Cleveland

A 5-month-old girl shot in the chest on Thursday has died, according to Cleveland Police.

Mayor Frank Jackson and Police Chief Calvin Williams will address the public on this incident Friday at 11 a.m.

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The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner identified her as Aavielle Wakefield, of Cleveland.

Police said the shooting happened near East 143rd Street and Kinsman Road when someone opened fire into a car.

The mother of the child was driving and also had two other males in the car with her, according to police. Officers said only the child was struck. She was taken to Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

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