Officer shot during Sheffield Lake standoff in critical condition; Suspect identified as ex-correction officer

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fox8.com—SHEFFIELD LAKE, Ohio– The SWAT team member injured during a standoff in Sheffield Lake remains in critical condition on Friday after a shootout with the suspect. Martin Lynn Robinson, a former state correction officer, was wanted by the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office for firearms violations. The U.S. Marshals Service said it received information Thursday morning that Robinson was at his house on Oliver Street. “Our team conducted surveillance and opted to have Lorain County SWAT officers make...

Children raise money for officer injured in Sheffield Lake standoff. SHEFFIELD VILLAGE, Ohio– There was a very special lemonade stand in front of Sheffield Village Hall on Friday. All the money raised will go to the family of Amherst police officer Eugene Ptacek. The 17-year veteran of the force was wounded in a shootout with a standoff suspect in Sheffield Lake last week. Seven-year-old Trista Rowe, her brother Timmy and their friend Natalie Brown decided to help Patrolman Ptacek and his family by having a bake sale and lemonade stand. […]