Relatives shoot a man while trying to break up a fight - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Relatives shoot a man while trying to break up a fight

Home where attack happened before shooting. (Source: WOIO) Home where attack happened before shooting. (Source: WOIO)
Hammer used in attack. (Source: WOIO) Hammer used in attack. (Source: WOIO)
Street where attack took place. (Source: WOIO) Street where attack took place. (Source: WOIO)
Police are investigating after two boys allegedly shot a relative who was attacking his estranged wife.

It happened Monday morning on Alcoy Avenue.

Police say the suspect came into the home and attacked the woman with a hammer and a knife.

The other male relatives in the house heard her screaming and tried to help her. 

When the suspect ran outside his relatives shot him in the legs. The victim was able to run to a nearby construction site, pour gasoline on himself, and put a knife to his throat.

Police were able to calm him down and he was transported to MetroHealth Medical Center.  

So far no charges have been filed.

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