Massacre in Cleveland: suspect commits suicide
Davon Crawford, the suspect in the Cleveland massacre, who killed his wife and four of her five children has himself committed suicide.
Crawford was shut up inside his house in the bathroom, when SWAT descended on his home and he took the decision to shoot himself in the head.
A gunman has opened fire in Cleveland, Ohio, killing five people, four of them children, with one child being injured, but survived.
What started out as a domestic dispute at 1311 West 89th Street, turned deadly when Davon Crawford pulled out a gun and shot the five children and their mother in cold blood. The deceased have not been identified at this time.
WEWS-TV is reporting that police are on the lookout for a 33 year-old man named Davon Crawford. He is 6ft 1 inch tall, about 210 pounds and is wearing a multi-coloured sweatshirt. He is known to police.
19 Action News is reporting that Davon Crawford is the stepfather to these children and the adult victim was their mother. The one survivor is a child as well. Davon is currently on the run and is thought to be carrying at least one semi-automatic weapon.
AT LEAST 6 SHOT, 5 KILLED AFTER GUNMAN OPENS FIRE IN CLEVELAND, OHIO; CHILDREN AMONG FATALITIES.
Local media is reporting that at least four of the fatalities are children.
More information about the shooting:
The shooting occurred at West 86th Street and Detroit Avenue.Three children were taken to MetroHealth, two of whom died. The condition of the third child is not known.Two other children and an adult were also killed in the shooting.
This is a developing story - more information when it becomes available.