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OH police officers shot, killed; suspect in custody

OH police officers shot, killed; suspect in custody”

A source from the Westerville Police Department told Fox News the two officers were "responding to a 911 hang-up call" when the shooting unfolded.

The shooting occurred when officers responded to a 911 hangup from an address on Crosswind Drive, NBC4 reports.

The pair were "two of the best we have", said Morbitzer, struggling through tears. "They knew how to do policing the right way, both of them".

Officer Eric Joering, 39, died at the scene, and Officer Anthony Morelli, 54, died from his wounds at a hospital. The suspect's condition and identity have not been released.

The suspect, who has not been identified, was taken into custody and transported to OSU Wexner Medical.

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The City of Westerville has confirmed the second officer shot during a gun battle Saturday has died.

The Columbus Police Department is investigating the shootings.

The two officers were immediately met with gunfire after entering the home, Westerville Police Chief Joe Morbitzer said in an emotional press conference that afternoon. We will share more details here as it becomes available.

A Twitter account for the city of Westerville, just north of Columbus, first posted that one officer had been killed just before 2 p.m.

President Donald Trump expressed his sadness.



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