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2 police officers shot and killed in Columbus suburb

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Posted at 2:14 PM, Feb 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-10 16:53:07-05

WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) -- Police in Ohio say two officers have been fatally shot at a home in a Columbus suburb, and a suspect is in custody.

Westerville police say in a statement that the shooting happened Saturday after officers responded to a 911 hang-up call around 11:30 a.m. The officers were shot after they arrived at a residence.

 Police say a suspect is in custody but provided no other details.

Columbus police have been brought in to investigate the slayings.

Authorities have scheduled a news conference for later Saturday afternoon.

Westerville is 15 miles (24 kilometers) north of downtown Columbus.