Man shot, killed by police in Alliance; investigation on going


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A man is dead following an officer-involved shooting in Alliance Sunday afternoon.

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation was contacted for assistance regarding an officer-involved shooting around 2pm by Alliance Police.

The shooting happened at a home along South Linden Ave.

A family member of the man who was shot by police posted to social media saying saying the man was “holding someone hostage with a knife” and the situation resulted in an Alliance police officer shooting and killing the armed individual.

No officers were injured.