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Cleveland mayor's grandson shot to death

The grandson of Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson was shot and killed Sunday night, police said. No suspects were in custody.

CBS Cleveland affiliate WOIO-TV reported that the grandson, Frank Q. Jackson, 24, was shot near an intersection at about 9:10 p.m.

Shortly before the shooting, a third party had dropped him off nearby, a law enforcement source familiar with the case told WOIO.  Then someone ran up to him and shot him multiple times, the source said.

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Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, third from left, in grey shirt, with arms folded, at scene of fatal shooting of his grandson Frank Q. Jackson on night of September 19, 2021. WOIO-TV

Mayor Jackson and Chief of Police Calvin Williams were both at the scene for several hours, along with a sizeable number of police officers and other officials.

Police didn't release information about possible suspects but asked the public to contact investigators with any information on the slaying.

Mayor's Grandson Lawsuit
Booking photo provided by the Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Office shows Frank Q. Jackson, grandson of Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, after he was taken into custody in an assault case after an Ohio mayor negotiated his surrender to the U.S. Marshal's Office. He was granted bond and was placed under house arrest with electronic GPS monitoring. A woman who says her son was killed by gang members connected to Frank Q. Jackson had filed a wrongful death lawsuit saying that the mayor and a police chief interfered in an investigation of the slaying. Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Office via AP
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