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One person arrested in SWAT standoff in Ohio City

Posted at 1:36 PM, May 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-31 14:34:54-04

CLEVELAND — A man was arrested Friday afternoon following a SWAT standoff with Cleveland police in Ohio City.

Police converged on a house in the 3000 block of Monroe Avenue for a hostage situation following a fight.

Authorities said a man was holding another man and a woman hostage. Authorities were able to talk the suspect outside, and he was taken into custody without incident.

The male victim was transported to a nearby hospital, and the female victim was escorted out of the area by EMS.

The matter is under investigation. No additional information has been released.