Update: The deceased is 28-year-old Ryan Sever, according to Chardon officials. He was killed after police responded to a domestic violence call at around 3 a.m. The caller reported her son had been fighting with his girlfriend but left the premises, according to the News Herald. When police spotted Sever on the sidewalk and approach, he pulled a knife and attacked.
The officer who used the deadly force has been put on administrative, per regulations.
Right now we’re pretty low on details, but various news outlets report there was a deadly shooting in Chardon during the pre-dawn hours today. If the news trickling out is correct, as you can see on the map, the incident happened only a block or so from the high school, the tragic site of a cafeteria shooting in late February.
Newsnet 5 reports a 27-year-old was killed by law enforcement near North Street and Allynd Bouelvard. The incident reportedly happened at 4:30 this morning.
Officials say the shooting had nothing to do with the earlier events. We’ll update as more information comes out.