Witness in Cleveland police officer shooting wanted

CLEVELAND - After a Cleveland officer was shot on Monday, police are trying to identify a possible witness.

Fifth District patrol officer Bob Taylor was shot while in an abandoned apartment building at Addison Road and Varian Avenue at about 10:15 a.m. Cleveland police said he was hit in his body armor, and was treated and released.

On Friday, the Cleveland Division of Police released a sketch of a witness wanted in connection with the shooting.

Cleveland Police Sgt. Sammy Morris said the officer fired off three rounds, but they did not know if the suspect was injured.

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 216-252-7463 or text "TIP657" to 274637. Tips can remain anonymous and can also be submitted online at www.25crime.com .

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