A late morning shooting occurred outside the Embassy Suites in Beachwood. One person has been confirmed dead. Beachwood Police called in the Ohio Bureau of Investigation to help process the scene. As of now, there are no suspects.
Fuchs Mizrachi School and a few other local schools were placed on soft lockdown, meaning the students were not allowed outside.
The Beachwood Police issued the following statement:
“At 11:43 this morning, Beachwood police received a 911 call for shots fired at the Embassy Suites Hotel,” the statement read. “This was a contained situation and is being processed by the Beachwood Police Department and the Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI). We are aware that messages were sent to area school parents indicating, ‘active shooter on Chagrin Boulevard’ and schools engaged in a soft lockdown. This message was inaccurate. There was never an active shooter on Chagrin Boulevard and there is no current threat.”
This is an evolving story. Check back for more information.