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Theodore Johnson, 64
Cleveland, Ohio
March 10, 2015

Agencies: Cleveland Division of Police Ohio

Cause of death: shooting

Last updated: about 3 years ago

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Theodore Johnson, 64, was shot and killed last night after he shot a Cleveland police officer. Police were responding to a domestic violence report at Johnson's home on Ottawa Road. When officers arrived, they met Johnson in a hallway. He refused to drop the gun he was holding, and shots were fired. Police Chief Calvin Williams confirmed that one officer had been hit in his bullet-proof vest.

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On October 6, it was reported that the shooting death of Johnson by Cleveland police officers was ruled justified by the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office.