Agencies: Cincinnati Police Department Ohio
Last updated: about 1 year ago
It started as a domestic dispute between a mother and son in Walnut Hills. Two people are dead at a home on Lincoln Avenue, one of them shot to death by Cincinnati Police.
Assistant Police Chief James Whalen said officers were responding to a report of a stabbing at the home when they were confronted by a man coming out of the house with a long gun.
Gregory Sanders, 37, picked up a rifle with a bayonet and approached officers. Police say he ignored numerous verbal warnings and aimed the rifle at them. The officers, who took positions behind cruisers, fired 20 shots at Sanders. He was killed. The police officers were not injured.
Whalen said that Sanders' rifle was not loaded. He added that officers did not know that at the time shots were fired.