CLEVELAND -- A man has been taken to the hospital after being shot by police while attempting to flee from a shooting scene.

Police were sent to East 56th Street and Fleet Avenue Monday afternoon for reports of a shooting.

As they were investigating, a man matching the gunman's description attempted to ride off on a bike.

Officers pursued and according to police, the man got off the bike and drew a weapon. Police then fired on the man injuring him.

Police say they recovered a weapon at the scene.