Officer-Involved Shooting During Burglary Investigation

News
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Data pix.

CLEVELAND-- Cleveland police said a detective opened fire on a suspect, Tuesday night.

Authorities said the incident, which began on Emery Ave. at 5 p.m., was part of a burglary investigation; the suspect was believed to have stolen property and guns.

Cleveland police said once officers found the suspect's vehicle, they approached it and identified themselves as law enforcement officers.

The detective going towards the vehicle on the driver's side said he saw the suspect lean back and point the muzzle of a gun at him. Police said the detective then fired two rounds, hitting the suspect in the neck and chest/shoulder area.

After the shooting, the suspect drove off and officers followed him to a gas station at West 104th and Jasper. That's where the suspect was taken into custody.

He's being treated at MetroHealth Medical Center.

An investigation continues.

Stay with FOX 8 News and FOX8.com for new details.

Around the Buckeye State

More Ohio News
FOX 8 Cleveland Weather // Quick Links:

Hot on FOX 8

More Viral