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Officer remains on paid leave pending 2016 shooting investigation outcome

By TIM TROGLEN Reporter Published: May 3, 2017 12:01 AM

HUDSON -- An officer who was involved in a Dec. 4, 2016 shooting in which a 26-year-old Case Western Reserve University student from Cleveland was shot and killed during an attempted arrest remains on paid administrative leave pending an investigation of the incident.

Hudson Police Officer Ryan Doran, who has been with the department since 2004, has been on paid administrative leave since Dec. 4, according to Hudson Communication Manager Jody Roberts. Roberts said that from December 4, 2016 through April 11, 2017, Officer Doran has been paid $20,944.

Doran was attempting to make an arrest on Saif Nasser Mubarak Alameri of Cleveland when a struggle ensued. Mr. Alameri was shot three times in the leg, once in the face and once in the head. according to the Summit County Medical Examiner's Office. Mr. Alameri died from the shot in the head and the shooting was ruled a homicide. The incident is being investigated by the Ohio Bureau of a Criminal Investigation.

According to Hudson officials, Mr. Alameri, a citizen of the United Arab Emirates, was shot after officials say he "struggled" with police in a wooded area in the 3200 block of Hudson Aurora Road after he sideswiped a car on the Ohio Turnpike and flipped his car. Dash cam video released Dec. 8, 2016, from Doran's car shows little. However, off camera Doran can be heard several times telling Mr. Alameri to stop or be shot.

After several orders what sounds like a scuffle can be heard, then three shots ... silence ... then three more shots. Mr. Alameri died at the scene and Doran was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Mr. Alameri was unarmed, according to officials.

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