Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Cleveland security officer shot-robbed of firearm

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CLEVELAND, Ohio Nov 2 2016  -- A pair of robbers beat and shot a Cleveland security officer and took his firearm Monday night as he went to work, police said.
The robbery happened about 7:30 p.m. in the city's Union-Miles neighborhood.
The 29-year-old victim told investigators that two men approached him as he walked to work near the intersection of East 136th Street and Harvard Avenue, Cleveland police spokesman Det. Reginald Lanton said
One man hit the victim from behind. The other robber grabbed the victim's bag and gun and one of the men started shooting, Lanton said.
A bullet grazed the victim's back, Lanton said. He was treated by paramedics at the shooting scene and released.

Police did not find the victim's belongings in a search of the area near the crime scene, police said. The suspects have not been identified, and no arrests have been made. 

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