Medical Examiner identifies suspect shot by deputies in Middleburg Hts.

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Israel Rondon (Source: Cuyahoga County Sheriff) Israel Rondon (Source: Cuyahoga County Sheriff)
Sheldon Road, Middleburg Heights Sheldon Road, Middleburg Heights

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner has identified the man shot and killed by Sheriff Deputies in Middleburg Heights.

Israel Rondon, 65, was involved in a shooting with deputies on the rear porch of his home on Sheldon Road on Tuesday afternoon.

The medical examiner says the cause of death was a gunshot wound to the head. 

Deputies say Rondon fired a 22-caliber rifle at them as they tried to serve a warrant. A deputy returned fire, killing Rondon. The deputy is a veteran who did two tours in Afghanistan.

Rondon was wanted for probation violation, assault on a police officer and a CCW violation. Police tell 19 Action News Rondon hadn't reported for probation since February of last year.

No law enforcement officials were injured.

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