Cleveland Police Officer’s 2-Year-Old Son Fatally Shoots Himself With Father’s Service Weapon, Dept. Says


Cleveland police were investigating on Dec. 23, 2016, after a the son of an officer fatally shot himself with his dad’s service weapon. (Credit: Jack Shea / WJW)

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The 2-year-old son of a Cleveland Police officer fatally shot himself with his father's service weapon Friday morning, the Cleveland Police Department said in a statement.

Officers responded to a home on Library Avenue around 10:30 a.m. and took the child to MetroHealth Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

The boy's father has been with the Cleveland Police Department since 1993 and has not been identified.

Police have made no arrests and are investigating.

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