CLEVELAND — *EDITOR'S NOTE: The video in the player above is from a previous story.
Cleveland police have released the name of the second person who has been charged in the shooting death of an off-duty Cleveland Division of Police officer.
18-year-old Tamara McLoyd has been charged with aggravated murder in the shooting death of officer Shane Bartek on New Year's Eve. Court records show she's scheduled for arraignment in the case at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 3.
According to officials, officers with the Richmond Heights Police Department took over a pursuit involving Officer Shane Bartek's vehicle, which had been taken following an aggravated robbery on Rocky River Drive earlier that day. Police were led to the Riviera Apartments in Euclid where the officer's vehicle, driven by Anthony Butler Jr., crashed into a fence. The suspect was taken into the custody of Richmond Heights officers without incident.
Butler Jr. has been charged with Fleeing, Receiving Stolen Property, as well as "numerous traffic-related charges." The suspect's bond was set at $5 million today by Lyndhurst Municipal Judge Dominic Coletta.
"The hearts and prayers of our agency go out to the Cleveland Police Officer’s family and loved ones as well as the entire Cleveland Division of Police on this tragic loss," said Richmond Heights officials in a statement.
Officer Shane Bartek was just 25 years old and was a two-year veteran of the Cleveland Division of Police.