WESTERVILLE, Ohio — Two veteran Ohio police officers were met with gunfire and killed after responding to a 911 hang-up call Saturday afternoon.
Westerville Police Officers Anthony Morelli and Eric Joering were fatally shot while walking into an apartment while responding to a “potential domestic situation,” police Chief Joe Morbitzer said at a news conference.
The cops were at the apartment eight minutes after someone at the home called 911 at 12:02 p.m., Morbitzer said.
Joering was pronounced dead at the scene while Morelli was transported to a hospital where he later died. Morelli was a 29-year veteran of the department while Joering had been with the Westerville force fo…