Westerville Police Officers Killed, 911 Call Released

  • 2/11/2018 11:19:32 AM
  • Larry Stine
  • Local News

WESTERVILLE, OH - Condolences are being offered from across Ohio and the nation as the Westerville community mourns the loss of two police officers killed in the line of duty on Saturday.

Police officials say 54-year-old Anthony Morelli and 39-year-old Eric Joering were shot and killed as they responded to a 9-1-1 hang-up call from a home on Crosswind Drive.

This is how it all began.

Officers were called to the home on Crosswind Drive and entered the apartment before chaos broke out.

Sonn after a frantic call from a woman who claims to be the wife of the shooter.

Dispatcher: "911 what's your emergency?"

Wife: "Please help, please, help please, help."

Dispatcher: "What's wrong? Tell me what's wrong?"

Wife: "My husband he just shot? he shot the police officers."

Dispatcher: "Your husband did it?"

Wife: "My daughter's in there please."

Dispatcher: "Ma'am where's your husband?"

Wife: "Cross Wind drive, I don't know, but my daughter is in the house. Please just's one year old."

Dispatcher: "Ok there's a one-year-old in the house with your husband?"

Wife: "Yes."


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