Cleveland Police Homicide Unit Investigators announce an arrest in the case of the shooting death of five month old Avielle Wakefield which occurred on October 1, 2015 at 3412 East 145th Street. Avielle was seated in her car seat in a vehicle being driven by her mother and accompanied by her elderly grandmother and 8 year old sister. Shots were fired from outside the vehicle and rounds hit the vehicle. Avielle suffered a gunshot wound to the chest.
Multiple tips from the public and via Crimestoppers lead to the identification of a suspect in this case. A warrant was obtained today and officers from the Fugitive Task Force arrested 19 year old Davon T. Holmes at 10am today. He will be booked on Aggravated Murder charges.
Additional information is still sought in this case. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact investigators at 216-623-5464.