EUCLID, Ohio (WJW) – Euclid police and agents with the state Bureau of Criminal Investigation are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened Wednesday afternoon.
Euclid Police Chief Scott Meyer says the shooting happened in the area of E. 222nd Street and Fox Avenue.
According to police, officers stopped a Hyundai Sonata that was suspected stolen around 12:30 p.m.
The chief says the suspects rammed a few marked and unmarked police vehicles.
He said one officer fired his weapon.
“The suspect was shot in the leg, and officers started first aid immediately,” Meyer said. He added the suspect was taken to the hospital and is expected to be OK. The suspect is 19 years old.
He said the officer that fired the weapon was not injured, but another officer suffered a “serious leg injury.” That officer was taken to the hospital for treatment. The officer is expected to be okay.
Meyer said an officer recovered a gun at the scene.
Later, Euclid police said another suspect, a 16-year-old from Cleveland, turned himself in. He was escorted by a family member.
A 14-year-old was also taken into custody.
Stay with FOX 8 for further developments.