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Euclid Police officer Jacob Derbin shot and killed, suspect 24-year-old Anthony Vaughn on the run

Suspect 24-year-old Deshaun Vaughn still at large and is considered armed and extremely dangerous.



A Euclid Police officer Jacob Derbin tragically lost his life after responding to a “disturbance” on Saturday night.

According to a statement from Euclid Police, officers were summoned to the 300 block of East 211th Street to address the disturbance shortly before 9 p.m.

While conducting the investigation, the suspect launched a surprise attack on an officer, resulting in the officer being shot, as outlined in the statement.

Officer Derbin was rushed to the hospital but succumbed to his injuries.

According to the statement, Euclid Police, along with several other agencies, continue their search for the suspect.

Euclid Police also issued the following statement:

The Euclid Police Department asks that you keep the fallen Officer, his family, loved ones, and our agency in your thoughts and prayers. Further details will be released in an appropriate manner. On-air interviews are currently unavailable

Captain Mitch Houser, Public Information Officer at Euclid Police Department

Houser confirmed that the suspect has been identified as Deshawn Anthony Vaughn, aged 24, standing at 6 feet, 3 inches tall, weighing 215 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

Deshawn Anthony Vaughn

Additionally, a statewide Blue Alert has been issued for the suspect’s vehicle, described as a white 2017 Volkswagen Passat with Ohio license plate number R947155.

EPD has emphasized that the individual is considered armed and extremely dangerous.

A representative from the Ohio Attorney General’s Office also verified that the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigations is handling the investigation into the shooting.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Euclid Police Department or the U.S. Marshals Service.