Standoff Ends Hours After Shooting

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Walton Avenue, Cleveland

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CLEVELAND — A standoff ended after midnight Tuesday morning, hours after authorities surrounded a house on Walton Avenue.

Officers were called to the scene just after 9:30 p.m. Monday.

According to the Cleveland Division of Police, the standoff began after a man was shot during a fight.  Witnesses said the shooters ran into a nearby home.

A report said the people willingly came out of the house with their hands up, but not knowing if anyone else were inside, police and a SWAT unit continued to cover the area.

SWAT eventually cleared the house and no one was inside.

The victim was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center, where he was treated for his injuries. His condition is currently unknown.

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