One Dead, Four Injured in Memorial Day Block Party Shooting

One Dead, Four Injured in Memorial Day Block Party Shooting
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One person died and four others were injured in a shooting at a block party in Garfield Heights, Ohio, Monday night, according to law enforcement officials.

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.

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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