Clearcreek Township, Ohio – The coroner’s office has released the name of the dead suspect who was responsible for wounding an officer on Tuesday night in Clearcreek Township.
The 5900 block of North State Route 48 is where the incident took place, according to the police. Two officers were sent to a residence in response to a report of domestic violence, according to Clearcreek Township Police Chief John Terrill.
The suspect, identified by the police as 65-year-old Mark Evers, was allegedly ramming an ATV into the vehicle that belonged to his wife. According to Terrill, this was not the first time law enforcement had been summoned to this residence.
Evers opened fire on the responding cops, hitting one of them in the head with a round from his weapon. Another cop who was present at the incident fired back at the suspect. Evers succumbed to his injuries and died.
The cop who was shot is now in the intensive care unit of the Miami Valley Hospital and is in critical condition.
At this point, the identity of the officer has not been revealed.
The body of Evers was taken to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office so that an autopsy could be performed.