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Two police officers shot and killed in Ohio

10 February 2018

Two police officers were killed on the outskirts of Columbus, Ohio, on Saturday, authorities said.

City officials posted the first report around 12:30 p.m. on February 10. In a follow-up Tweet officials said a second officer, who was initially reported to be in critical condition, had succumbed to his injuries.

The suspect also was shot and wounded and taken to a hospital, police tell FOX19 NOW.

The city of Westerville confirmed on Twitter reports that two of the city's police officers were killed in "the line of duty". Townhall will update when more detail is available. The suspect was apprehended at the scene according to WHIO.

Westerville is about 15 miles north of Columbus.

Two police officers shot and killed in Ohio