CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Two juveniles are in police custody after nearly striking a Cleveland police squad car and firing shots at officers during a getaway attempt.
Police have not yet announced any charges.
Around midnight, officers were involved in a traffic stop at E. 86th Street and Quincy Avenue with a driver and passenger in a sedan. The driver in the sedan didn’t obey orders and fled the scene.
Police have not said why the traffic stop was initiated, nor have they provided the names of the individuals taken into custody.
19 News video shows the car the pair were in didn’t have a front license plate.
Officers chased the vehicle more than three miles to E. 93rd Street and Harvard Avenue where they were able to arrest the juvenile passenger.
The driver fled on foot before officers caught up with him about a mile away at E. 93rd Street and Booth Avenue. The suspect was placed him in cuffs and then walked towards a nearby ambulance.
Nobody was seriously injured. Police said a handgun was found at the scene.
Stay with 19 News for updates on this developing story.