Cleveland cop shot dead last week investigating Kia theft no longer in hospital

A Cleveland police officer who was shot in the arm and leg during a foot chase involving four unidentified men last week has been discharged from the hospital.

Officer Mark Bakhriychuk was released Friday and is recuperating at home, according to the Cleveland Police Patrol Association.

Bakhriychuk was wounded on March 14 while investigating Kia thefts when he and another officer approached what they believed was a stolen Kia, just as four passengers jumped out of the car and fled.

During a chase around East 28th Street and Cedar Avenue, a man in a bright orange jacket (pictured below) fired shots during a chase around East 28th Street and Cedar Avenue, police said, injuring a police officer twice.

download (8).jpg

Cleveland Police

Suspect wanted for shooting a Cleveland cop pictured wearing an orange jacket.

CONNECTED: Cleveland police are looking for a man in an orange jacket who they say shot dead an officer Tuesday night.

The officer who arrived on the scene administered first aid and bandaged the officer’s gunshot wounds before taking him to the hospital in his zone car.

No arrests were made during the shooting.

CONNECTED: No arrests after a Cleveland officer was shot; New video shows patrol car crash

Cleveland officials spoke about the shooting after it happened. More details can be found in the player below:

No arrests 24 hours after the officer was shot; New video shows patrol car crash

Watch live broadcasts and local news at any time:

News 5 Evening

Download the News 5 Cleveland App now more stories from us, as well as breaking news alerts, the latest weather forecast, traffic information and more. Download now for your Apple device here, and you Android device here.

You can also catch News 5 Cleveland at Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, YouTube TV, DIRECTV NOW, Hulu Live and more. We are also on Amazon Alexa devices. Learn more about our streaming options here.

Content Source

News Press Ohio – Latest News:
Columbus Local News || Cleveland Local News || Ohio State News || National News || Money and Economy News || Entertainment News || Tech News || Environment News

Related Articles

Back to top button