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Second police officer dies after shooting in Westerville, Ohio

Second police officer dies after shooting in Westerville, Ohio

Two police officers from Westerville, Ohio, were fatally shot Saturday in the line of duty, officials said, prompting President Trump to offer his condolences on Twitter.

"We are thinking of the officers' families, their fellow officers and everyone involved, and we are grateful to all OH law enforcement who put themselves in harm's way to keep us safe". "This was their calling and they did it right, 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.

"As they went into the apartment they were immediately met with gunfire", Morbitzer said, adding that they were informed the matter was a "potential domestic situation".

A suspect was wounded and transported to an area hospital, according to Westerville Police. The suspect's condition and identity have not been released.

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FOX 28 Columbus reported a suspect is in custody.

Portman: "Praying for the families of two police officers killed in the line of duty today in Westerville".

The shooting happened just before 1 p.m.in the 300 block of Crosswind Drive. Columbus police have also been brought in to investigate the slayings.

This is a developing story, we will update this story as more information becomes available.

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