One year after a high-speed Cleveland police chase, questions remain about how the chase ended with a shootout that left two unarmed people dead.
CLEVELAND - City officials will hold a news conference Wednesday at 2 p.m. to address the administrative review of the November Cleveland police chase turned deadly shooting.
Mayor Frank G. Jackson will join Safety Director Martin L. Flask, Police Chief Michael McGrath and Police Special Investigations Commander James Chura for the presentation.
The 22-minute chase began on the night of Nov. 29 near police headquarters downtown when an officer said he heard a gunshot come from a car.
Investigators said as the suspect vehicle turned around, the driver hit a police cruiser and 13 officers fired 137 shots at the two people inside the car.
Driver Timothy Russell, 43, and passenger Malissa Williams, 30, were both killed by police gunfire.
In February, the Ohio Attorney General's Office said their investigation into the incident showed a "systemic failure" in the Cleveland Police Department.
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