Man shot in the chest at South Euclid bar in front of officer

Man shot in the chest at South Euclid bar in front of officer
File photo (Source: South Euclid Police Facebook page)

SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio (WOIO) - Chaos broke out at a busy South Euclid bar when a man was shot in the chest amid a crowd of people early Friday morning.

A police officer was watching Tino’s Lounge, located at 4004 Mayfield Road, when the gunshot rang out, according to a South Euclid police report.

Officers quickly mobilized and chased down a carload of people on South Belvoir Boulevard, just north of Mayfield Road.

A stolen gun that was traced back to Cleveland was found in the car.

The alleged gunman and three other people were taken into custody.

The victim, a 19-year-old from Bedford Heights, was taken to University Hospitals and is expected to recover.

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