A Memorial Day block party was coming to an end when an argument resulted in an individual opening fire into a crowd in a street in front of a house, according to the Garfield Heights Police Department’s initial investigation, Cleveland 19 reported.
Ameer Dealnor Jones Edmonds Jr, 26, was fatally shot and pronounced dead at the scene, according to Cleveland 19. Two unidentified minors were shot and transported to a hospital for treatment.
GSW on Alvin Road in Garfield Heights. Victim self transported to Fairview and then was life flighted to Metro. The bystanders were so hostile Police from Cleveland, Valley View, Maple Heights were dispatched to keep the piece. With Garfield Heights pic.twitter.com/jW2s6wWSSP
— Dan Stamness (@DStamness) June 1, 2021
Two adult men were also shot during the incident and driven to a hospital in personal vehicles, Garfield Heights Police said, Cleveland 19 reported. One of the drivers accidentally shot himself in the leg while driving one of the injured men to the hospital and also received medical treatment.
Law enforcement officials from at least three cities responded to the shooting, according to Cleveland 19.
The Garfield Heights Police Department did not respond to the Daily Caller News Foundation’s request for comment.
By Kaylee Greenlee
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