UPDATE:

Suspect in custody after 1 deputy killed, another hurt in standoff near Cincinnati

Published: Sunday, February 03, 2019 @ 3:53 AM
Updated: Sunday, February 03, 2019 @ 10:49 AM

Clermont County Detective Bill Brewer died and Lt. Nick DeRose was injured during a standoff at an aparrment in Ohio Feb. 2.
Clermont County Sheriff's Office
Clermont County Detective Bill Brewer died and Lt. Nick DeRose was injured during a standoff at an aparrment in Ohio Feb. 2.(Clermont County Sheriff's Office)

Update 10:30 a.m. EST Feb. 3:  The Clermont County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the  identities of the deputies involved in a standoff in Pierce Township, Ohio, WXIX reported.

Capt. Jeff Sellars with the Clermont County Sheriff’s Department said in a news conference Sunday that officers got a 911 call from a man who said there was someone was inside his Royal Oak Apartments unit. The caller said the man in his apartment was armed and suicidal.

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Clermont County Detective Bill Brewer, a 20-year-veteran, died at Anderson Mercy Hospital, and 22-year veteran Lt. Nick DeRose was injured. DeRose was treated at University of Cincinnati Medical Center and released, WXIX reported.

“Deputy Brewer gave his life attempting to help a person who was admittedly suicidal. This will forever change the atmosphere of the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office,” Sheriff Steve Leahy said in a statement.

Brewer is survived by his wife and 5-year-old son.

Pierce Township police said no shots were fired by officers; all were fired by the suspect, 23- year-old Wade Edward Winn. The Clermont County Sheriff’s Office confirmed he was taken into custody at 6:35 a.m.

Original report:

One deputy was killed and another hurt late Saturday in a standoff at a Pierce Township, Ohio, apartment complex, authorities said.

According to WXIX, Pierce Township police responded to a "psychiatric call" about 7 p.m. Saturday at the Royal Oaks Apartments. Police called in the multi-agency Special Response Team after gunfire erupted from inside an apartment about 8:15 p.m., Clermont County Sheriff's Capt. Jeff Sellars said. More shots rang out just before 10:40 p.m., striking two deputies, WXIX reported. One deputy died, while the other is in stable condition, according to the news station.

A suspect "is still firing rounds" at the scene, WCPO reported early Sunday.

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