Ohio: One deputy killed, another wounded in 12-hour standoff; suspect in custody – Authorities ID deputy killed

In this image made from a video provided by FOX19Now.com lights illuminate police vehicles as authorities respond to a standoff at an apartment complex in Ohio, about 20 miles east of Cincinnati on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019. (FOX19Now.com via AP)

PIERCE TOWNSHIP, Ohio (AP) 02/03 — A sheriff’s deputy was shot and killed during a 12-hour standoff at an apartment complex in Ohio that left another deputy wounded and a suspect in custody, authorities said Sunday.

Capt. Jeff Sellars of the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office said officers responded about 7 p.m. Saturday to the Royal Oaks Apartments in Pierce Township, about 20 miles east of Cincinnati, following a 911 call from a man who said people were refusing to leave his home. The man said there were weapons in the home.

Sellars said two deputies were struck by bullets during the standoff. The wounded deputy is hospitalized in stable condition.

Neither the deputies nor the suspect has been identified.

Sellers said the suspect was taken into custody about 6:30 a.m. Sunday.

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Authorities ID deputy killed, other wounded

11:30 a.m.

Authorities have identified a sheriff’s deputy who was shot and killed and another who was wounded during a 12-hour standoff at an apartment complex in Ohio.

A Clermont County sheriff’s release says Detective Bill Brewer died from his wounds. Lt. Nick DeRose was treated and released. The release identifies a 23-year-old suspect but doesn’t say whether he was charged. The suspect was taken into custody about 6:30 a.m. Sunday.

Sheriff officials said officers responded about 7 p.m. Saturday to the Royal Oaks Apartments in Pierce Township following a 911 call from a man who said he believed someone was inside his residence. It wasn’t clear whether the suspect made the call. Authorities said they found one person in the home.

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