Two officers were shot in Westerville, Ohio, leaving at least one dead.
Westerville, OH – Two police officers were shot Saturday afternoon in Westerville, with mixed reports that either one or both of the officers being deceased.
The shooting happened just before 1 p.m. in the 300 block of Crosswind Drive, according to 10tv.
The two officers were shot, and one was been confirmed to be dead. The second officer is widely reported to be in critical condition, but Jessica Ralston with WSYX is reporting that the second officer is also dead.
The suspect was taken into custody.
2 WESTERVILLE (suburb of Columbus) officers Shot -1 possible pronounced and 2nd is serious
— Richard K. Jones (@butlersheriff) February 10, 2018
We are deeply saddened to report that one of our officers has been killed in the line of duty. Please continue to follow back for more information.
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Our thoughts and prayers are with the officers and their families.
UPDATE: Officers Eric Joering and Anthony Morelli have been identified as the murdered officers.
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