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Ohio officer shot and killed responding to disturbance call

Officer met with gunfire after arriving at Home Depot parking lot in Toledo

Generic image of police lights.
Generic image of police lights. (pixabay)

DETROIT – A police officer in Ohio was shot and killed while responding to a call overnight, officials said.

The officer was met with gunfire after arriving at a Home Depot parking lot in Toledo, news outlets reported. Fire Chief Brian Byrd said the officer was Anthony Dia in a broadcast to the emergency radio network, according to the news outlets.

Witnesses told reporters that police were called after a suspect came to the area and caused a disturbance, and the suspect later shot the officer.

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