UPDATE: Euclid Police say the 16-year-old turned himself in at 4:35 p.m. Wednesday. He was escorted by an adult family member. There are no other suspects in this case.
CLEVELAND - At 12:30 pm on 6/7/23, Euclid Police Officers located and stopped a suspected stolen Hyundai Sonata on Fox Avenue at E. 222nd Street The traffic stop led to a Euclid Officer shooting and wounding a 19-year-old male. That male has been transported to an area hospital with a single non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his leg. For fairness and transparency, Ohio’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation has been called in to investigate the shooting.
During the traffic stop, a Euclid Detective received a non-gunshot-related injury to his leg and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
A 14-year-old male passenger was taken into custody without incident.
Another male fled the scene on foot and is considered armed and dangerous. He is described as approximately 16 years of age, 5’10”, slim build; short black hair; black Nike hooded zip-up jacket—light-colored jeans; grey slip-on type of shoes.
He was observed brandishing a handgun at a resident on Heartland Avenue.
Police are still actively searching for the suspect. Anyone who sees someone matching the suspect’s description is asked to contact Chagrin Valley Dispatch at 216-731-1234 immediately.
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO APPROACH THE SUSPECT.
HE IS CONSIDERED ARMED AND DANGEROUS
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