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Cleveland officer shot in the line of duty, suspect captured

CLEVELAND - Cleveland police say a suspect is in custody in the shooting of a police officer and one other person early Saturday morning.

Police say the officer with the 4th District has multiple injuries.

The officer was responding to a call about a man who had been shot in the 2600 block of East 121st Street at 4:16 a.m.

In a press conference, police said someone opened fire at officers when they approached a home.

Cleveland police said in a press release they believe the suspect used an assault rifle.

The officer was shot multiple times in both legs.

EMS took the officer to University Hospitals. He was alert and surrounded by family and officers before he went into surgery. Cleveland police say he is in stable condition.

At the scene, police found a man who had been shot in a vehicle near the house.

Police say that person was shot before officers arrived on the scene. That person was also taken to University Hospitals.

The Gang Impact Unit has arrested the suspect. He has not been identified.

The Fox 8 I-Team was the first to confirm reports of the officer shot.

The officer is a 5 year veteran with the Cleveland Police Department. He is expected to make a full recovery.

Stay with Fox 8 News and Fox8.com for updates as this story develops.

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From the Fox 8 I-Team: We’re awaiting a press conference from Cleveland police on an officer shot in the leg

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Officer is in the hospital right now

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Search for suspect ongoing

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Around 4:20 a.m. officers were responding to a report of shots fired

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Officer was shot when approaching the scene

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Police are asking for help finding shooter

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The officer is at University Hospitals

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His family is with him as well as other officers

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He was alert prior to undergoing surgery for the shooting

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The injuries are considered serious

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The officer has numerous wounds

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Police: Our officers are out there and will be out there until we find the person who committed this crime

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Police do not have any description of the suspect

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Police say there is another shooting victim. That victim was shot before officers arrived on the scene. 

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That victim has been hospitalized with injuries