Armed man arrested following SWAT standoff in Ohio City neighborhood; 1 injured

Armed man arrested following SWAT standoff in Ohio City neighborhood; 1 injured
A man is believed to be armed in the 3300 block of Monroe Avenue in Cleveland's Ohio City neighborhood.

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A standoff unfolded in the 3000 block of Monroe Avenue in Cleveland’s Ohio City neighborhood on Friday afternoon.

Police said officers responded to the scene after receiving a call that a man was assaulted by another man that went into a residence on Monroe with a gun.

According to police, the gunman was holding a female inside against her will.

The armed suspect has been arrested without incident, and at least one victim is being treated on scene for injuries.

A portion of the street was blocked off, due to the heavy police presence along with SWAT and crisis negotiators.

No police officers were injured in the incident.

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A suspect, accused of holding anoher person against their will in Ohio City, has been arrested. Here's the latest: https://bit.ly/2WzwlmG

Posted by Cleveland 19 News on Friday, May 31, 2019

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