Police Involved Shooting, Tips to Prevent a Heart Attack, Cheaper Zoo Prices

Roy Rudisill, Jr
Roy Rudisill, Jr

Cleveland Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened Tuesday night on the city's west side.  The incident happened just before 8:00 p.m. at West 97th and Lorain. Police say the suspect, identified as Roy Rudisill, Jr, called police around 7:30 p.m. rambling, and claimed his family member was a cop. During the phone call, Rudisill stated that when police come to his home, they'd better shoot him. When officers arrived, the found Rudisill to be agitated. Rudisill went into a house and came out with his hands in his pockets. Police asked him to take his hands out, but he refused. Police say Rudisill then charged at them with his hand in his jacket. Officers opened fire, striking him several times.  Rudisill was armed with a wrench at the time of the shooting. Rudisill was transported to Metro. No word on his condition at this time.

Cardiovascular disease, including heart attack, is the leading killer among Americans. Preventing a heart attack is possible, but only by committing to a heart-healthy lifestyle. The American Heart Association suggests beginning on the road to better heart health around the age of 20. However, if you are at high risk for heart disease, you should assess your lifestyle and make adjustments in order to reduce your risk of having a heart attack. Prevention is extremely important given the fact that many initial heart attacks and strokes can be deadly or cause permanent damage. Here are some useful tips for preventing a heart attack.

Pack up the family and get them out of the den for a few hours this winter at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo! Seeing the Zoo in winter brings a whole new perspective to your visit, and the Zoo makes it easy to visit between November 1 and March 31, 2013 by reducing the admission rates to $8.25 for adults and $5.25 for children age 2-11. Many of the animals are more active in cooler temperatures, especially in Northern Trek where the Zoo's six different bear species, Amur tigers, reindeer, Mexican gray wolves, seals and sea lions live. After your brisk walk, you can warm up by the fire inside the cabin at Wolf Wilderness and visit the bald eagle, beavers and brook trout.

Julia Tullos, WOIO Assignment Manager