Two officers and a suspect were injured during an incident in East Cleveland Sunday.
Police say a man was firing shots on Beersford Road, just one street away from the police station,around 1:30 p.m.
Officers ran to the scene and encountered the suspect. The suspect began fighting with officials and “acted as if he was going to draw a gun.”
At that time, officers fired at the suspect.
He was transported to University Hospital. His condition is unknown at this time.
Officials issued a statement on the incident, Sunday afternoon.
“Officers approached, they observed the male striking the female on the ground. Immediately, as soon as officers got out of their vehicle, the suspect came around and charged one of the officers,” said Commander Scott Gardner wtih the East Cleveland Police Department.
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