OH police officers killed in shooting; suspect wounded

OH police officers killed in shooting; suspect wounded

Two police officers were fatally shot in OH on Saturday afternoon, authorities said.

"These were two of the best we have", said Morbitzer. The 17-year-old says police often were called to the home.

WCMH reports that when the officers arrived, a suspect opened fire on them. The suspect was taken into custody, and an investigation into the shooting is ongoing. He said the officers were responding to a "potential domestic situation". Joering was killed at the scene, and Morelli later died at the hospital.

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Officials in Westerville initially said they were investigating an officer-involved shooting.

No other information was immediately available.

One suspect is in custody, WHIO reported.

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Two police officers wer killed in a shooting in Westerville, Ohio on Sat. Feb. 10, 2018. On Saturday, he pledged the full support of the Ohio Highway Patrol if it is needed.

Gov. John Kasich tweeted his condolences: "I am very saddened to learn of the deaths of two of my hometown police officers today". Check back for updates or follow BuzzFeed News on Twitter. "Please remember these officers - and all officers - in your prayers".

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