US police officer killed in armed standoff


For any News Coverage, Please Contact:

 A police officer was shot dead during an armed standoff in the US state of Ohio, authorities said.

The incident took place on Monday evening in Toledo city, Xinhua news agency reported

Officer Brandon Stalker, 24, was shot and died after being taken to hospital, said Toledo Police Department Chief George Kral.

The police believed the suspect vandalised the Rosary Cathedral earlier in the day.

The suspect was also shot during the standoff.

He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, the Department was quoted as saying in a statement.

Responding to the incident, state Governor Mike DeWine ordered that all US and Ohio flags be flown at half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds throughout Lucas County and at the Ohio Statehouse, the Vern Riffe Center, and Rhodes State Office Tower in Columbus in honour of the slain police officer.

In a tweet the Governor added that Stalker was "the second Toledo officer killed in the line of duty in less than a year".

According to Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz, two other officers have died this past year -- Officer Anthony Dia in the line of duty on July 4, 2020, and another unexpectedly last week.

Source: IANS

For any News Coverage,Please Contact:

Related Links

GALLERY - Indian Classifieds in USA.

  • is an Enterprise Multi Utility Classifieds Portal Which is Integrated and Centralized Online Classifieds, Sports Software’s and Indian Movie tickets.
  • is an Indian Classifieds in USA that Covers Indian Business Directory, Roommates, Nanny Services, Buy and Sell, Indian Attorneys, CPA and Financial Tax Services, Indian Doctors, Indian Events, Indian Stores, Shops, H1 B Jobs, Training Centers, Indian Restaurants, Indian Communities, Coupons, Indian Real Estate agents and Many more desi classifieds categories.
  • Our Entertainment zone is a set of Indian Movies Information include Tollywood, Bollywood, Kollywood, Sandalwood, Hollywood and Provides Online Movies Tickets for Indian Movies in USA.
  • Online Sports Software: Cricket, Volley-Ball, Tennis, Badminton, Carrom and Ping Pong and Chess.