Cleveland police say family friend suspected in deadly hostage incident

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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) - Cleveland police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened on Division Ave.

Police responded to the 2600 block of Division around 11 p.m. Sunday.

According to police, a 70-year-old man was holding a 12-year-old girl and a woman hostage, after shooting a 30-year-old man.

The woman was able to get out of the apartment and contact police.

Police say officers were able to get in and rescue the child.

Police say they heard a gunshot and officers found the suspect, who was dead.

Police say the 30-year-old man died at the hospital.

According to police, the suspect was a family friend and had been living there.

No one involved has been identified.

Stay with FOX 8 for more as this story develops.

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