Manhunt underway for suspected killer of Euclid police officer

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Police in Euclid, Ohio have named a 24-year-old suspect in the fatal shooting of one of their officers. The suspect, Deshawn Anthony Vaughn, is currently the focus of a statewide Ohio Blue Alert as authorities seek to apprehend him.

According to Euclid Police Cpt. Mitch Houser, Vaughn has a history of run-ins with the law, including a prior conviction for second-degree felonious assault in 2017. The suspect also pleaded guilty in 2021 to charges related to stolen property and illegal possession of weapons.

Standing at 6 feet, 3 inches tall and weighing 215 pounds, Vaughn is considered armed and dangerous. He was last seen driving a white Volkswagen Jetta with an Ohio license plate. The community is urged to exercise caution and report any sightings or information to the authorities.

The incident has left the Euclid Police Department and the local community on edge, with concerns about the safety of law enforcement officers and the public at large. The search for Vaughn remains ongoing, with law enforcement agencies working diligently to bring him into custody.

Individuals with any relevant information are encouraged to contact the Euclid Police Detective Bureau or the U.S. Marshals Service. The public is advised to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity as the situation continues to unfold.

As this story continues to develop, updates will be provided as new information becomes available. The community is asked to stay informed and cooperate with law enforcement efforts to ensure a swift resolution to this dangerous situation.