Police: Woman killed in shooting in Cleveland

Ohio

Police say the woman was found shot in the head and chest and died at a hospital

A gun being held in the air with police lights in the background.

CLEVELAND (AP) – Police say a woman has been killed in a shooting in Cleveland.

A police statement says officers responded around 1 a.m. Sunday to a report of shots fired. Cleveland officers say the 19-year-old woman was found near a nightclub where a fight had occurred earlier. Police say the woman was found shot in the head and chest and died at a hospital.

Investigators say the shooting followed a fight that occurred inside the Legacy Entertainment Complex nightclub. Police report security at the establishment ordered everyone to leave after the fight began.

Authorities say a man seen running from the area was shot in the leg and shot back toward the club, striking the woman.

Police say a man has been taken into custody. Their investigation is continuing.

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