Police and Law Enforcement

Ohio police officer, suspect shot during domestic violence incident

Cop in surgery, expected to recover

 

A Cincinnati police officer was shot while responding to a domestic violence incident and shot a suspect early Sunday, a police spokesman said.

The officer was shot once, possibly twice, and discharged his service weapon, shooting what appears to be a male suspect in the 2600 block of Gilbert Avenue about 12:30 a.m., Lt. Steve Saunders said in a conference call with reporters.

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Both the officer and suspect were taken to a hospital. 

They are in stable condition with non-life threatening injuries and undergoing surgery, police tweeted.

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