Warren County police officer critically wounded, man killed in shooting


CLEARCREEK TWP., Ohio (AP) — A police officer who responded to a domestic violence call at a Warren County home was shot and critically wounded by a man who was then shot and killed by another officer, authorities said.

The shooting occurred Tuesday night in Clearcreek Township.

The man killed was identified as Mark Evers, 65.

Police were called to the home because a man was reportedly ramming his wife’s car with an ATV, authorities said. The man soon shot one officer in the head, but further details on what sparked the shooting were not disclosed.

The wounded officer, a 14-year veteran of the force, remained hospitalized Wednesday in stable but critical condition. No other injuries were reported in the shooting.

The names of the two officers have not been released.

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is investigating the shooting.


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