Cleveland Police Officers Shot at While Investigating Violent Aggravated Burglary

Cleveland Division of Police

Cleveland Police Officers Shot at While Investigating Violent Aggravated Burglary

On Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at approximately 5pm, Third District officers responded to a home in the 1400 block of East 61 Street for an aggravated burglary/shooting incident where a man came home to find that his home had been broken into.  Upon encountering the homeowner, a suspect fired shots at the victim.  Witnesses reported that the suspect entered a tan pick-up truck.

At approximately 7:20pm, zone car officers were on routine patrol in the area of East 79th Street and Redell Avenue when they observed a vehicle matching the description of the vehicle from the aggravated burglary/shooting incident.  Officers followed the suspect vehicle and activated the overhead lights of the zone car, the suspect vehicle then pulled into a driveway in the 7600 block of Redell Avenue.  Officers exited their zone car and one of the suspects immediately…

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