Officer killed, multiple injured in shooting at Ohio nursing home; Shooter ‘neutralized’

KIRKERSVILLE, Ohio — An officer was shot and killed while responding to an active shooter at a nursing home in Ohio Friday morning, WBNS reports.

The incident was reported at Pine Kirk Care Center in Kirkersville. At least two more people were hospitalized and police say the shooter has been “neutralized,” according to WSYX.

An active shooter was reported in the 200 block of East Main Street around 7:45 a.m. The gunman shot the officer and then went into the nursing home where he shot two more people.

The gunman then turned the gun on himself. The officer was taken to an area hospital but later died, the station reports.

The condition of the other victims is unknown.

Gov. John Kasich reacted to the shooting on Twitter: