Man dies in Euclid officer-involved shooting

BCI investigating shooting by Euclid police officer

EUCLID-- A man, believed to be in his 20s, was killed Monday in an officer-involved shooting.

It happened shortly before 7 a.m. when officers responded to reports of a suspicious vehicle on South Lakeshore near E. 215th Street.

At some point, a Euclid officer opened fire and shot the man who later died. His name has not been released.

The officer involved has been placed on paid administrative leave, which is policy.

A Euclid officer was also taken to an area hospital and was later released after being treated for minor injuries.

BCI's Special Investigations Unit has been asked to conduct the investigation.

No additional details were immediately available.


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