16-year-old suspected of shooting self before shooting at officers

16-year-old suspected of shooting self before shooting at officers

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A 16-year-old is at the hospital after getting shot in his thigh.

Fourth district police officers say they were seated in a cruiser at the police department on Kinsman Road around 10:30 p.m. when they heard shots fly by car. The bullets struck the building.

Officers say they saw a man fleeing the area of the Shell gas station. Officers took off after him on foot. He was caught. Officers say the suspect had sustained a gunshot wound, consistent with a self-inflicted wound.

He's receiving treatment at University Hospitals.

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