December 16, 2018

2 officers shot dead after responding to 911 hang-up call

10 February 2018, 11:20 | Devin Moran

Two Ohio Police Officers Have Been Killed In The Line Of Duty

Two Ohio Police Officer Killed Responding To 911 Call

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.

Then officials confirmed a second officer had been killed just before 2:40 p.m.

"I am very saddened to learn of the deaths of two of my hometown police officers today", Kasich said.

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

Police will hold a news conference Saturday afternoon.

CBS Columbus affiliate WBNS posted images that showed multiple police cruisers at the scene.

Investigators said they will release more information throughout the day. "I have spoken with Westerville city leaders and pledged the full assistance of the Ohio Highway Patrol in any way they need..." Westerville is located 15 miles north of Columbus.

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