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EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) – Police sources confirm to the FOX 8 I-Team that an officer opened fire on a man in East Cleveland.

It happened in the 1720 block of Taylor Rd. around 6:15 a.m. Friday.

Agents with the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation were on their way to the scene Friday morning.

A man was shot in the leg, according to police sources.

We’re told the man was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

No officers were hurt.

East Cleveland Police Chief Scott Gardner confirmed with FOX 8 that it involved a member of the East Cleveland Police Department.

He told us he was on the way to the scene just after 7 a.m.  

Police have not said what led up to the shooting or if the man was a suspect in an investigation.

Stay with FOX 8 for more as the story develops.