Suspect led police on a chase on I-90 after a shooting involving Euclid police: I-Team

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EUCLID, Ohio (WJW) – The FOX 8 I-Team has confirmed the incident on I-90 westbound at E. 156th Wednesday morning was the result of a chase and shooting involving Euclid police.

Euclid Police Chief Scott Meyer confirmed that information to the FOX 8 I-Team.

Police had responded to a call of shots fired around 4:30 a.m. at 20670 Lakeland Blvd. at the Midway Lounge.

Police sources say the suspect tried to ram a police cruiser, which is when the officer opened fire.

A press release from the Euclid Police Department says the suspect was hit by police gunfire.

Police recovered a gun at the scene.

The suspect took off in a vehicle after the shooting and crashed on I-90 just before 5 a.m.

The suspect is in surgery and no officers were injured.

I-90 was shut down at E. 156th for about 5 hours while investigators gathered information at the scene.

Agents with the State Bureau of Criminal Investigation are on scene and a part of that investigation.

They are typically called when there is an incident involving an officer’s use of force.

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