TDoR 2019 / 2019 / May / 14 / Claire Legato

Claire Legato

Age 21

14 May 2019
Cleveland, Ohio (USA)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/15-Apr-2019/Claire Legato

Claire Legato
Claire Legato [photo:]

Claire died in hospital on 14th May after being shot in the head on 15th April while she tried to defend her best friend's mum from an abusive boyfriend.

Claire had intervened to defend her best friend's mother from him as he argued with her over a tax return cheque.

John Booth, 61, is charged with felonious assault in connection with the shooting. A warrant was issued for his arrest.

The shooting happened about 4 a.m. Monday in the front yard of a home on East 147th Street, north of St. Clair Avenue in the city’s Collinwood neighborhood.

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Report added: 27 May 2019. Last updated: 13 Jan 2021

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