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Ohio officer injured in shooting that left 1 dead

By The Associated Press

This article was published February 15, 2014 at 11:44 a.m.

HAMILTON, Ohio — Police in southwestern Ohio say a shootout in a residential neighborhood left an officer hurt and another man dead.

The shootout happened in Hamilton Saturday morning.

A resident tells WCPO in Cincinnati that he woke up to the sound of gunfire and saw a Hamilton police officer exchanging shots with a man firing a shotgun.

Police in Hamilton say a 44--year-old officer was in stable condition with non-life threatening injuries at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Police say the suspect died at the scene. His name has not been released.

Authorities in Hamilton say they were called to the neighborhood after receiving calls about a man shooting a gun into the air.


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