Two Ohio Police Officer Killed Responding To 911 Call

Two Ohio Police Officer Killed Responding To 911 Call

Law enforcement agencies and local politicians are expressing their condolences for the Westerville Division of Police after two officers were shot and killed Saturday.

"These officers were two of the best we had", he said.

Joering was pronounced dead at the scene, while Morelli was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital. He asked OH residents to join him in "lifting up these officers' families in prayer". "They knew how to do policing the right way, both of them", Morbitzer said.

The citizens of Westerville have been deeply moved by this loss and are laying flowers on the steps of Westerville Police Headquarters.

Alpine skiing: Taking risks could backfire in Pyeongchang - Milller
So Vonn is thrilled to be back on her sport's most visible stage. "Lindsey was one of my really biggest idols growing up". The 33-year-old American skiing star missed the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi after having surgery on her right knee.

Westerville police told Fox News the officers were "responding to a 911 hang-up call" when the shooting occurred. According to the Cincinnati Enquirer, someone called 911 from an address in Westerville around noon then hung up.

Westerville, on the northeast side of Columbus, is a suburb with about 39,000 residents.

"It is with a heavy heart we report a second Westerville officer has been killed in the line of duty", the tweet said. Check back for updates or follow BuzzFeed News on Twitter.

Related Articles

  • Cordeiro elected president of US Soccer Federation

    Cordeiro elected president of US Soccer Federation

    They could choose to leave the position vacate until their AGM in 2019 or convene a special meeting to hold an election. He has been credited with working to reform governance with a focus on greater transparency and accountability.
    Canada shed 88000 jobs in January

    Canada shed 88000 jobs in January

    She cited the full-time job gain, faster wages and a low unemployment rate as signs of a resilient labor market. Compared with the year before, average hourly wages for permanent employees expanded 3.3 per cent.
    India to seek lower oil rates from Saudi Arabia, US

    India to seek lower oil rates from Saudi Arabia, US

    Most importantly, perhaps, the report showed that production exceeded 10 million barrels a day for the first time. Thus a real pain-trade has not yet hit the oil market", said Bjarne Schieldrop, head of commodity strategy.
  • More cold, wintry precipitation could be expected this weekend

    More cold, wintry precipitation could be expected this weekend

    Lower-end snow ratios are often found in situations where temperatures are marginal for snow either aloft or near the surface. It should be partly sunny Monday into Tuesday , but rain could return Tuesday afternoon, the weather service said.
    Germany deal faces chorus of criticism

    Germany deal faces chorus of criticism

    CDU delegates will get their own chance to vote on the coalition deal at a party congress on February 24. This had prompted unrest within Merkel's conservative ranks.
    Apple's Smart Speaker HomePod Finally Hits The Market

    Apple's Smart Speaker HomePod Finally Hits The Market

    Apart from the launch markets, Apple has revealed plans to bring the smart speaker to France and Germany this spring. Another shared complaint was the HomePod's straitjacket boundaries when using non-Apple apps.
  • At least 19 dead in Hong Kong bus crash

    At least 19 dead in Hong Kong bus crash

    A spokesman from the bus company, The Kowloon Motor Bus company, said HK$80,000 (£7,300) would be paid to each victim's family. The police said that they will need to expand the road blog and send more personnel to the scene for the investigation.
    Police Officer Killed, Two Others Shot

    Police Officer Killed, Two Others Shot

    But while trying to serve the warrant, an altercation broke out, according to the sheriff, and all three officers were shot. The suspect was killed by one of the officers, the GBI said. "It is a very emotional time for the Henry County community".
    Canada-Philippines helicopter deal sparks human rights concerns

    Canada-Philippines helicopter deal sparks human rights concerns

    Human rights groups have raised concerns over the proposed sale to the Philippines. They would be used in disaster relief efforts.
  • Kim Jong Un Invites South Korea's Moon to Summit in Pyongyang

    Kim Jong Un Invites South Korea's Moon to Summit in Pyongyang

    A senior White House official confirmed that Moon told Pence he'd be attending the game with the North Korean delegation. Pakistani athletes were welcomed at the opening ceremony of 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korean capital Pyeongchang .
    Jammu army camp attack: Holed up militants surrounded

    Jammu army camp attack: Holed up militants surrounded

    Afzal Guru was secretly hanged and buried in Delhi's Tihar jail on February 9, 2013 for his role in 2001 parliament attack case. Local people told media that gun shots were heard inside the camp and the area has been cordoned off by the Indian forces.
    Olympic team's chefs mistakenly order 15000 eggs

    Olympic team's chefs mistakenly order 15000 eggs

    Twitter users had fun making puns about the eggs and speculating about how they might get used. The chefs blamed a translation error, but it looks as if a typo might also be at fault.