COLUMBUS, Ohio — Two SWAT officers were shot in north Columbus amid a barricade situation, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office confirmed.
The shooting occurred in the 2700 block of Beulah Road around 8 a.m. Tuesday.
Fortunately, both SWAT officers are expected to recover, according to the sheriff’s office. The suspect remained barricaded as more officers and deputies responded to the scene around 8:45 a.m., ABC 6 reported.
A spokesperson with the sheriff’s office said a probate court warrant was being served. The sheriff’s office said the suspect has mental health problems, and was considered to be a danger to the community.
UPDATE: A seven-hour standoff ensued after the shooting and ended in two suspects being arrested. Read more.