Man killed in reported officer-involved shooting in downtown Cleveland


CLEVELAND (WJW) — The FOX 8 I-Team has learned police shot a man downtown Sunday afternoon, and he was rushed to the hospital. The Cleveland police union president confirmed to FOX 8 the suspect has died.

It happened near East 12th Street and Superior Avenue.

An initial report to Cleveland police said a man had been firing shots in the air, and officers shot him. Initial reports had said the incident involved off-duty officers, but now it appears two on-duty officers were the ones involved.

Cleveland EMS reportedly responded to the area and transported a 25-year-old man to MetroHealth Medical Center. He was first reported to be in critical condition.

This is a developing story with details still unfolding.

Check back on as we are gathering more information.

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