Peaceful end to Shaker Heights standoff involving child - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Peaceful end to Shaker Heights standoff involving child

Newell Street, Shaker Heights Newell Street, Shaker Heights
SHAKER HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) -

A little girl was involved in a standoff in Shaker Heights on Thursday morning.

Police were called to a home on Newell Street around 9 a.m. for a possible domestic situation.

The girlfriend met officers in the street, but her 21-year-old boyfriend refused to come out of the home.

An eight-year-old cousin was inside the home at the time. The suspect released her uninjured a half hour later.

The standoff ended peacefully around 11:30 a.m.

The girlfriend was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The man is in police custody, and charges are pending.

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