Off-duty Cleveland officer involded in shooting

Officer involved shooting

CLEVELAND - Police are investigating after an off-duty Cleveland police officer was involved in a shooting.

Police originally said that approximately 25 shots were fired near a crowd at the corner of E. 24th St. and Superior Ave. just after 8 p.m. on Sunday night.

The initial report from police was that there were no injuries, however police then released information that a 25-year-old male arrived at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center in a private vehicle with a gunshot wound to his leg, connected to the E. 24th St. shots fired incident.

Just after 11 p.m. Sunday, police said that an off-duty Cleveland officer, working another job at the scene, discharged his service weapon at that location.

Police said per protocol, the Use of Deadly Force Investigation Team was called to the scene.

Police did not say if the 25-year-old man's injuries are from the off-duty officer's shot.

Stay with WKYC as this is a developing story. 

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