East Cleveland say they found no gun and no shell casings in the
car from which one unidentified officer said he heard a shot fired
at or near him. Two people were killed,
Timothy Ray Russell, the driver, and a passenger,
Malissa Williams. From local TV station
At the press conference, Cleveland Police Chief Mike
McGrath said that the pursuit lasted 25 minutes, that 13 Cleveland
police officers were involved in the situation, and 137 rounds were
fired by police.
All 13 police officers were placed on administrative leave.
McGrath said it was determined that the bullet holes in the police
cars were caused by police weapons.
Spotts said no East Cleveland police officers were on the scene
when the pursuit ended.
The barrage of fire lasted more than 20 seconds:
A task force including the local police department, the county
police, the county prosecutor and the state criminal bureau is