Man suspected of shooting at CLE Police captured

Posted at 1:35 PM, Sep 14, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-14 13:35:26-04

A man accused of shooting at two Cleveland Police officers has been taken into custody, according to police.

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Shawn Hall, 26, was captured on East 37th Street in Cleveland by U.S. Marshals on Monday, sources confirmed to

Police said two officers were patrolling near Lenacrave Avenue and East 131st Street the evening of Sept. 1 after they received a report of shots being fired in the area.

Officers said as they were driving, they saw a man pointing a semi-automatic pistol at them. The man fired nine to 11 shots at them, police said.

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No officer was struck during the incident.

Police said Hall got out of the car and ran away. Officers arrested the driver of the car after they said a gun was recovered from inside the vehicle.

Another woman was also arrested because, police said, she interfered with the officers' investigation and arrest.

United States Marshal Peter Elliott said, “Once the details of this assault on the Cleveland Police were relayed to the members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force, our officers made it a priority to locate and safely apprehend this violent suspect. We stand together with the brave men and women of the Cleveland Division of Police, who risk their lives to protect our community.”


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