One suspect injured as Cleveland police exchange gunfire at FirstEnergy service center

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CLEVELAND-- One suspect was injured during a police-involved shooting on Cleveland's east side just after midnight Friday.

Officers were called to the FirstEnergy service center on East 146th Street near Miles Avenue at about 2 a.m. for a report of trespassers. They found a group of male suspects stealing scrap metal.

(Photo courtesy: FirstEnergy)
(Photo courtesy: FirstEnergy)

At least one of the suspects fired shots, Cleveland police said. Officers returned fire, hitting an 18-year-old man in the shoulder.

He was taken to University Hospitals for treatment. No officers were injured.

Police arrested two other suspects, both 17. A fourth person got away. Authorities recovered a handgun at the scene, according to police.

The Use of Deadly Force Investigation Team later responded to the location, which is standard for these cases.

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