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VIDEO: Harrowing body cam footage shows Cleveland police officers under fire while on a call

Posted: 1:41 PM, May 01, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-02 00:01:20Z

Body camera footage released by Cleveland police shows the harrowing moments when officers came under a hail of gunfire while responding to a call in the Hough neighborhood.

On April 14 police arrived on the scene around 10 p.m. for a report of shots fired into a house.

A grandmother told officers she had been watching her grandchildren in the living room when she heard gunfire. The woman told police she took cover to avoid being hit by bullets. 

Residents told authorities a gray van had come through the area at a high rate of speed when the shots were fired.

Later, while officers were interviewing witnesses, a similar gray van rolled through the area and opened fire in the direction of everyone standing outside, authorities said.

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The gunfire sent the officers diving for cover and calling out "shots fired, shots fired."

No one was hurt in the incident. The shooting is still under investigation.