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Cleveland police officer shoots suspect after shooting outside Belinda's Night Club

A Cleveland Police Sergeant was doing paperwork in a zone car outside of the night club and witnessed the suspect allegedly shooting at the victim.

CLEVELAND — An investigation is underway after a non-fatal officer-involved shooting happened overnight in Cleveland following an alleged altercation outside of a night club.

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According to the Cleveland Division of Police, two men got into an altercation inside Belinda's Night Club on Madison Avenue on Saturday at around 2:30 a.m. 

The altercation continued outside of the club when Cleveland Police say a 28-year-old man was being chased by a 34-year-old man who was shooting at the victim. 

A Cleveland Police Sergeant in a zone car outside of the night club witnessed the suspect allegedly shooting at the victim. Cleveland Police say the sergeant told the suspect to drop the firearm and then fired shots, which struck the suspect.   

Officers on the scene provided aid to both individuals until EMS arrived. 

The victim and the suspect were both taken to MetroHealth Medical Center with gunshot wounds and are being confined. 

At this time, the shooting remains under investigation.

The First District Cleveland Police Sergeant has been placed on administrative leave in compliance with department protocol. 

3News will continue to update this story as we learn more details. 

EDITOR'S NOTE: The video above previously aired on 3News on Jan. 20, 2023. 

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