Police in OH identify two officers killed Saturday

Ohio police officer killed and another critically injured

Two police officers were killed during an afternoon shooting in Ohio Saturday, the latest deaths in a year that has seen a steady stream of cop fatalities in its first few weeks.

Westerville is 15 miles north of downtown Columbus.

"The officers gave their lives in defense of others", Morbitzer said during a news conference, struggling to keep his emotions in check.

Joering was pronounced dead at the scene, while Morelli was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital.

Two police officers wer killed in a shooting in Westerville, Ohio on Sat. Feb. 10, 2018.

"These were two of the best we have". "They knew how to do policing the right way, both of them".

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The citizens of Westerville have been deeply moved by this loss and are laying flowers on the steps of Westerville Police Headquarters. Morelli was a member of the city's bike patrol unit.

Officials in Westerville initially said they were investigating an officer-involved shooting.

One suspect is in custody, WHIO reported.

Ohio Gov. John Kasich is a Westerville native. Check back for updates or follow BuzzFeed News on Twitter.

"This is just another grim reminder that police work has the potential for deadly danger every day", McDonald said. "Please remember these officers - and all officers - in your prayers".

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