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VIDEO | Man arrested after allegedly exchanging gunfire with North Olmsted police following situation at Starbucks

The suspect was taken to a local hospital for treatment, according to police.

NORTH OLMSTED, Ohio — A man has been arrested after allegedly shooting at police officers following a situation that started around 8 a.m. at a Starbucks in the 27100 block of Lorain Road.

“A witness reported that a male subject entered the store with a gun and began to tell people to get on the ground,” the North Olmsted Police Department announced in a press release Monday morning.

Officers responded to the scene as the suspect fled on foot.

“The suspect encountered a police officer at Dover Road and Brookpark Extension and fired several shots at the officer,” North Olmsted police said in their press release. “The officer returned fire as the male entered a car in that area and traveled north on Dover Center Road. The subject was followed by numerous members of the North Olmsted Police Department before finally stopping behind a residence on Kingston Circle. Once stopped, the suspect again fired at officers, causing the officers to return fire. Officers from North Olmsted and Westlake were eventually able to take the male into custody.”

Police say the suspect was taken to a local hospital for treatment, but authorities did not provide any additional information. Stay with 3News as we will update this story if more details are released.


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