1 Ohio deputy killed, another wounded in 12-hour standoff

Posted at 8:10 AM, Feb 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-03 10:12:34-05

PIERCE TOWNSHIP, Ohio – A sheriff’s deputy was shot and killed during a 12-hour standoff at an apartment complex in Ohio, leaving another deputy wounded.

Authorities said it all started following a 9-1-1 call from a man who said people were refusing to leave his home. The man also said there were weapons inside.

Captain Jeff Sellars of the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office said two deputies were struck by bullets during the standoff. The wounded deputy is hospitalized and in stable condition.

The suspect was taken into custody. Neither the deputies nor the suspect has been identified.

(The Associated Press contributed to this report)