The Cleveland Division of Police Third District detective bureau is currently investigating a shooting incident involving a security guard which occurred today at approximately 10 AM at East 40th and Quincy.
The preliminary investigation reveals that a Grand River police officer working secondary employment at the Dave’s supermarket was in the parking lot assisting a female with a lock out in her vehicle. A manager from Dave’s supermarket chased a male and female from the store and said that they had stolen meat from the store. The suspects entered a van, the officer/security guard went to the van and was dragged by the van as the suspects fled.
At this time, it is believed that the officer fired approximately four rounds while being dragged, it is not believed that anyone was hit. The suspects are a black male and a black female driving a dark blue van possibly a Kia Sedona.
The officer was conveyed to MetroHealth medical center for treatment. Officers remain on scene investigating.