Police shooting victim no stranger to police chases

Police shooting victim no stranger to police chases
Timothy Russell
Timothy Russell

WILLOWICK, OH (WOIO) - Exactly one year ago this week, Timothy Russell led Willowick police on a high speed chase.

According to police, the 43-year old led police on a nearly 10-minute chase after taking off during a routine traffic stop.

Charges in that case were eventually dismissed.

Russell and Malissa Williams were killed Thursday, November 29, by Cleveland Police when he led them on a high speed chase.

He was shot 23 times.  Williams was shot 24.

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