Man shot and killed after armed standoff with Hamilton Police


HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, OHIO- Hamilton police shot and killed a man who emerged from his residence with a gun in his hand.

Last night, Hamilton Township police officers were dispatched to the 1200 block of Adams Road for a report of a male armed with a weapon, threatening to harm himself, who had discharged shots inside his home.

“When our officers arrived on the scene, they requested assistance from the Warren County Tactical Response Unit (SWAT). Preliminary investigation indicates that while our officers were securing the perimeter,” the department said in a statement. “Awaiting the arrival of the SWAT Team, the individual emerged from the residence pointing a firearm at the direction of our officers, which caused our officers to defend themselves and use lethal force.”

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