Ohio Police: 2 officers killed responding to 911; suspect held

Police in Ohio say two officers have been fatally shot at a home in a Columbus suburb, and a suspect is in custody.

Posted: Feb 10, 2018 1:19 PM
Updated: Feb 11, 2018 12:00 AM

WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) - Police in Ohio say two officers have been fatally shot at a home in a Columbus suburb, and a suspect is in custody.

Westerville police say in a statement that the shooting happened Saturday after officers responded to a 911 hang-up call around 11:30 a.m. The officers were shot after they arrived at a residence.

Police say a suspect is in custody but provided no other details.

Columbus police have been brought in to investigate the slayings.

Authorities have scheduled a news conference for later Saturday afternoon.

Westerville is 15 miles (24 kilometers) north of downtown Columbus.

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