CAR FIRE SHUTS DOWN SECTION OF ROUTE 58
– A car fire Saturday afternoon shut down both lanes of travel on Route 58 just
south of Park Ave for about an hour.
car was traveling northbound when the fire started. All occupants were able to
exit the car without being injured.
Police Officers quickly shut down traffic until the fire could be extinguished.
was a delay because Amherst Firefighters had their hands full with a single car
crash with entrapment on the Ohio Turnpike at the time of the fire. Mutual Aid
Firefighters were called to battle the fully involved car fire.
cause of the fire is under investigation.
were no injuries reported.
WEST RIVER RD MAN SHOT BY POLICE AFTER POINTING GUN AT THEM
– An Elyria man was shot by Police Officers after he pointed a gun at them.
were called to 619 West River Road North after Lorain County 9-1-1 received a
call from a man saying he had just shot his wife and that he was going to shoot
surrounded the home, just north of Lake Ave, and began speaking with the man.
He continued to walk around and would step out onto the back porch but refused
numerous orders to drop his gun.
speaking with the man he turned the gun towards two Police Officers that were
in the back yard – it was then that they fired at the man.
Paramedics and Elyria Firefighters, who had been staged across the street, were
called over by Officers to treat the man. They treated him on scene and then
transported him to Elyria Memorial Hospital Emergency Room. He was then flown
to a Cleveland hospital where he later died.