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Cleveland police say reports of shots fired at transport vehicle near RNC are false

Posted: 1:17 PM, Jul 19, 2016
Updated: 2016-07-19 17:17:30Z

Reuters reported Tuesday afternoon that shots were fired at a Cleveland police transport vehicle near the site of the Republican National Convention, but Cleveland police say that report is false.

Cleveland police and the City of Cleveland tweeted a short time later, saying rumors that shots were fired at a transport vehicle were false.

A following tweet from Reuters clarified that shots were heard near a police vehicle downtown. Police have yet to confirm that information to newsnet5.com.