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Cleveland police investigate shooting involving Maple Heights officer

No police officers were injured in the incident. One male suspect was pronounced dead at University Hospitals.

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Division of Police is investigating an early morning fatal shooting involving an officer from the Maple Heights Police Department. 

According to reports, on Monday at around 4:17 a.m., Cleveland officers responded to East 93rd Street and Buckeye Road to assist the Maple Heights Police Department with an officer-involved shooting.

Officials say the Maple Heights police officers were pursing a vehicle believed to be involved in several " shooting into habitation" incidents throughout the city. 

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Cleveland EMS transported a male suspect with a gunshot wound to University Hospitals where he was pronounced dead. His identity has not yet been revealed.

It is unknown what events led to the shooting. No police officials were injured in the incident. However, a firearm was recovered from the scene. 

The Cleveland Police Use of Force Team responded to the scene to investigate the fatal shooting. 

The incident remains under investigation. Stay with 3 News on-air and online for the latest updates as they become available. 

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