NewsChannel5 Investigators have learned the City of Cleveland has hired an outside law firm to represent the city and 13 officers named in a federal lawsuit filed by the family members of the victims of the deadly Nov. 2012 police chase and shooting.
CLEVELAND - New video released shows the woman at the center of the fatal Cleveland police shooting threatens officers in previous arrest.
Malissa Williams was killed after police opened fire a week ago on the car she and Timothy Russell were in.
In the arrest video above, Williams in seen in the back of a police cruiser agitated and threatening officers just weeks before she was shot and killed following a high-speed chase.
**WARNING: Video clips contain graphic material, including disturbing language**
The investigation into the shooting of Williams and Russell is ongoing. All 13 officers involved in the chase-turned-deadly-double-shooting have been interviewed. Investigators said they plan to finish speaking to about 20 to 25 officers by next week.
Investigators said 137 rounds were fired and one officer reloaded his gun multiple times.
Jeff Follmer, president of the Cleveland Police Patrolman Association, said officers are trained to, "go until the threat is stopped."
It's still unclear at this point if someone from the Malibu driven by Russell fired a shot. Results of the residue tests are not complete.
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.
Family members of the victims of the deadly 2012 Cleveland police chase have filed a lawsuit against the city and several police officers involved.
Cleveland Police Chief Michael McGrath says he foresees a new policy holding supervisors "more accountable" as a result of his review into the Nov. 29, 2012 police chase.
Cleveland Police Chief Michael McGrath announced Tuesday the results of disciplinary hearings for officers involved in the Nov. 29, 2012 deadly chase. 63 patrol officers have been suspended.
Turmoil in the Cleveland Police Department has hurt officer morale, invigorated a mayoral campaign and led to frank discussions about race.
NewsChannel5 investigators learned Cleveland Police Chief Michael McGrath will begin holding disciplinary hearings for officers involved in the Nov. 29 deadly chase Friday.
Disciplinary hearings began on Monday for Cleveland patrol officers facing charges related to the Nov. 29 police chase and shooting.
New details have emerged in the case of two Clevelanders gunned down last year by Cleveland police following a police chase throughout the city.
It was shortly after the Nov. 29 shooting deaths of Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams that East Cleveland Mayor Gary Norton asked something of his law director and prosecutor.