BREAKING: Fox News Reports:
Two Ohio officers, referred to by peers as “two of the best we have,” died while responding to a call in Westerville on Saturday, police said.
The slain officers were identified as Anthony Morelli and Eric Joering by Chief Joe Morbitzer of the Westerville Police Department during an emotional afternoon news conference Saturday afternoon.
“Both officers gave their life in the protection of others,” he said. “Those are true American heroes.”
The Westerville PD received “a 911 hang-up call” at 12:02 p.m., authorities told Fox News, and responded to a potential domestic situation, Morbitzer said.
Officers arrived at the scene less than 10 minutes later and were “immediately met with gunfire” when they entered the apartment, he said. Both were shot.
Officer Joering died at the scene, Morbitzer said, while Officer Morelli… (READ MORE)