Cleveland Metroparks Rangers say zoo has been secured after search for suspects

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CLEVELAND, Ohio - Cleveland police searched for two suspects who may have been inside the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Wednesday morning.

According to police, officers responded to a shots fired call on W 49th St and Storer Ave around 2:45 a.m.

Police say they passed a truck leaving the area at a high rate of speed.

Cleveland officers followed, and the truck crashed into a light pole about a mile and a half away, according to officers.

Police said 2 or 3 suspects ran away.

Cleveland police say they captured one person, but saw another suspect jump a fence into the zoo.

Metropark police joined Cleveland PD in their search for the suspects.

The suspect who was captured was transported to MetroHealth in stable condition, according to police.

Cleveland police say they found a house on W 48th that was riddled with bullet holes, possibly from the initial shooting call.

At 8 a.m. Cleveland Metroparks Rangers confirmed the zoo has been secured and will open for normal operating hours.

Stay with FOX 8 for more as this story develops.

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