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Posted on: October 25, 2022

[ARCHIVED] A Message from the Shaker Heights Police Department

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We understand that many parents have questions and concerns regarding the officer-involved shooting that occurred on the Shaker Heights High School grounds on Friday afternoon, Oct. 21. Here is the public statement issued by the Shaker Heights Police department on Friday:

At approximately 3:13 p.m., today, Shaker Heights police officers observed a vehicle in the area of Lee Road that had been reported stolen. The vehicle accelerated away from the officers. During a subsequent foot pursuit of one of the suspects, officers observed him in possession of a firearm. This suspect was shot by an officer in the vicinity of Shaker Heights High School and has been taken to a local hospital. School was not in session today but the high school was placed on temporary lockdown as officers collect evidence. There is no active threat.

While the suspect was running toward the high school at the time of the incident, the suspect had no known relationship to anyone in the school. Further, Shaker police know of no ongoing dangers to the school related to this incident.

As of this writing, the suspect is hospitalized. 

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