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Suspected robber shot by Cleveland Police

(Cleveland) - A robbery suspect is hospitalized with a gunshot wound from a Cleveland Police officer and a second suspect is under arrest after they robbed the Family Dollar store Saturday night at 3407 Payne Avenue.  

Responding Cleveland Police chased after the suspects who fled on foot.  During a struggle with one of the suspects, 21 year old Alex Littlejohn, of Cleveland, was shot by one of the officers who was also injured.  

Littlejohn is in custody and in stable condition at the Metrohealth Medical Center. The second suspect, 24-year old John Tisdel, of Maple Heights, was arrested near E. 32 Street.  The case remains under investigation.

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