Cleveland: Drunk suspect assaults police officer

8:49 PM, Mar 22, 2012   |    comments
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CLEVELAND -- Cleveland Police were called to Mohawk shortly before 6 p.m. for reports of shots fired.

When they arrived at the location, they found the alleged suspect intoxicated.

Officers attempted to take the intoxicated man into custody when, a police spokesperson tells Channel 3 News, the suspect became violent kicking an officer in the face.

Officers had to tase the man in order to stop his assault on Cleveland Police officers.

Police did recover a gun.

The suspect was taken into custody and will be charged with discharging a firearm and assault on a police officer.

The officer was treated and released for his injuries.


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