Cleveland | Apartment standoff ends; suspect dead

CLEVELAND – A standoff at an apartment building on the city's east side hasended after the man was found dead inside his apartment.

Police, fire and SWAT units were called to the scene of the Morning Star Apartments located at East 106th Street and St. Clair Avenue Tuesday morning.

The situation started after city of Cleveland Municipal Housing Court bailiffs arrived at the building to serve an eviction notice on the male tenant living on the 11th floor.

Residents on the 11th floor were evacuated during the standoff and a nearby school was placed on lockdown as a precaution. None of the other residents were harmed in any way.


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