Thomas Yatsko, 21

Cleveland, Ohio
January 13, 2018

Agencies: Cuyhoga County Sheriff's Office Ohio

Cause of death: Shooting

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Last updated: about 3 years ago


The 21-year-old was shot and killed by an off duty Cleveland Police officer on Saturday, January 13th.

Cleveland Police say Yatsko was allegedly involved in an altercation with Sgt. Dean Graziolli who was working at Corner Alley at the time.

He shot Yatsko in the neck and he died.

Yatsko was unarmed and records show he did not have a criminal record.

Legal Action

The family of Yatsko reached a $1.2 million settlement with the companies that owned and operated the bowling alley where the shooting happened.

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