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November 11, 2013
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Ohio cop dead in property room after apparent suicide

The president of Fraternal Order of Police last night confirmed that a male police officer apparently shot himself in the property room

By Jim Woods
The Columbus Dispatch

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Columbus police last night were investigating the death of a police officer of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound at the police property room on the South Side.

Police summoned Columbus fire paramedics at 5:20 p.m. to the Police Division's property room, which is located at 724 E. Woodrow Ave.

Paramedics pronounced the officer dead at 5:29 p.m., the Columbus Fire Division reported.

Jason Pappas, president of Fraternal Order of Police Capital City Lodge 9, last night confirmed that a male police officer apparently shot himself in the property room.

Detectives on the team that handles police-involved shootings are handling the investigation. No more information was being released last night.


McClatchy-Tribune News Service

Copyright 2013 The Columbus Dispatch






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