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Cleveland mayor's grandson, 24, is shot 'multiple times' and killed in city's East Side

 The 24-year-old grandson of Cleveland's mayor was killed after being shot multiple shooting on Sunday night, local police said, adding it was investigating the incident.

Frank Q. Jackson - the grandson of mayor Frank G. Jackson - was shot dead near the Garden Valley Estates public housing complex at Sidaway & E. 70th St at around 9pm Sunday night, police said. 

After being dropped off, someone ran up to him and shot him multiple times, a source told Cleveland19.com.

Mayor Jackson, police officers and an agent from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms arrived at the scene late on Sunday, according to local media.

Police have not released further details of the shooting, or mentioned if any other victims were reported. 

No mention of suspects or motive has been given for the shooting.

Investigators taped off an area near one of the buildings on Sunday night. 

Frank Q. Jackson, Cleveland mayor's grandson, was fatally shot Sunday night. The troubled 24-year-old had a lengthy history of run-ins with police in recent years

Frank Q. Jackson, Cleveland mayor's grandson, was fatally shot Sunday night. The troubled 24-year-old had a lengthy history of run-ins with police in recent years

Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson - pictured here in 2015 - has commented on the shooting

Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson - pictured here in 2015 - has commented on the shooting

Police are investigating the fatal shooting of Cleveland mayor's grandson Sunday night

Police are investigating the fatal shooting of Cleveland mayor's grandson Sunday night 


Cleveland Police tweeted: 'The Cleveland Division of Police Homicide Unit is investigating the shooting death of 24 year old Frank Q. Jackson which occurred today at the location of Sidaway & E. 70th St. at approx 9pm.'

Mayor Jackson has not yet commented on the shooting.

No further details were provided but police ask anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call 216-623-5464. 

Anonymous information can be provided by calling Crimestoppers at 216-25-CRIME. A cash reward of up to $5,000 may be available, police said. 

Frank Q. Jackson had a lengthy rap sheet and multiple run-ins with police in recent years that included gun and drug possession charges as well as assault charges.  

In 2017, he was charged with knowingly concealing a weapon.     

In 2019, he pleaded guilty plea to misdemeanor assault after a fight with his girlfriend, and was currently facing felony assault charges related to incident in July where he allegedly dragged while trying to flee from police in his car. 

He pleaded not guilty to those charges and was out of jail on $10,000 bond. He was scheduled to appear in court in November. 

Frank Q. Jackson was also questioned as part of a murder investigation after a car registered to him was seen leaving a crime scene, but no charges were ever filed.  

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