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Cleveland police fatally shot an unarmed black teen early Thursday while responding to a call of a break-in at a small convenience store, according to ABC 5 Cleveland.

Police say Brandon Jones, 18, was shot at about 2:15 a.m. after officers observed him leaving the store with a bag, the news outlet writes. At least one of two officers had a gun drawn and only one fired the fatal shot, the report notes.

ABC 5 Cleveland reports:

The two officers approached Jones and tried to arrest the man. Police say a struggle between the three ensued…

Jones was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center in critical condition and later died. 

According to sources, Jones did not have a weapon, but tried to grab an officer’s gun. 

The shooting comes amid ongoing protests across the nation regarding police brutality against unarmed Blacks, including 12-year-old Tamir Rice of Cleveland, who was shot and killed while playing with a toy gun at a playground last year.

The U.S. Justice Department released a report late last year on the policing practices of the Cleveland police department. The report found that officers violated civil rights because of inadequate training and a lack of supervision and accountability. Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson says the department is in the midst of reforms.

The officers involved in the shooting have been placed on administrative leave.

SOURCE: ABC 5 Cleveland | VIDEO SOURCE: NDN

SEE ALSO: Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson On Accountability, Police Reform And His Vision For The Future Of Policing [VIDEO]

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