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US Alabama police officer killed; suspect also dead after standoff, police say

12:35  21 february  2018
12:35  21 february  2018 Source:   foxnews.com

2 police officers shot and killed in Ohio

  2 police officers shot and killed in Ohio One officer was killed during the shooting and another died in surgery SaturdayThe shooting took place around 11:30 a.m. Saturday on Crosswind Drive. Officers were responding to a 911 call at the address, and were fired upon when they arrived at the scene.

Alabama police officer shot and killed . Officer Justin Billa was responding to a murder investigation. A former " Police Officer of the Month" who had only been on the job for two years was gunned down late Tuesday night after a murder suspect barricaded himself in his Alabama home

A former " Police Officer of the Month" who had only been on the job for two years was gunned down late Tuesday night after a murder suspect barricaded himself in his | News Stories Relevant to Maryland |.

Police responded to Crawford Lane in Mobile, Ala., after an officer was shot. © Provided by Fox News Police responded to Crawford Lane in Mobile, Ala., after an officer was shot.

A police officer was shot and killed late Tuesday night in Mobile, Ala., and a suspect also died after barricading himself in a home, FOX 10 reported.

The slain officer was identified as Justin Billa, Mobile Police Chief Lawrence Battiste said. Battiste identifed the shooter as Robert Hollie.

Billa had been responding to the home of a suspect in another homicide earlier in the evening, authorities said. 

In that incident, a woman was found dead in the middle of the road with a gunshot wound. Police quickly identifed Hollie as a "person of interest" in that killing and went to a home associated with Hollie, Battiste said. 

Police had previously gone to Ohio home where officers were killed

  Police had previously gone to Ohio home where officers were killed WESTERVILLE, Ohio — Reports show that police in the Ohio city where two officers were fatally shot at a home had previously gone to the residence for domestic violence calls. Westerville police officers Eric Joering and Anthony Morelli were killed early Saturday afternoon while responding to a 911 hang-up call at a townhome where the suspect, 30-year-old Quentin Smith, was wounded.Police in this normally quiet Columbus suburb went to the townhome where Smith lives with his wife and young daughter on domestic violence calls in September and November of last year. No one was arrested either time.

A police officer was shot and killed late Tuesday night in Mobile, Ala., and the suspect also died after barricading himself in a home, police said . Officers were seen early Wednesday embracing and consoling each other outside University of South Alabama Medical Center before Billa’s death was

UPDATE: A police officer was shot and killed late Tuesday night in Mobile, Alabama and a suspect also died after barricading himself in a home. The slain officer was identified as Justin Billa, Mobile Police Chief Lawrence Battiste said .

After shooting Billa, Hollie barricaded himself in the home at approximately 12:30 a.m. local time as SWAT units descended on the area, police said. The barricade situation ended approximately two hours later.

Chief Battiste said his officers fired shots at the suspect, but it was unclear if he died from those shots or self-inflicted gunshot wounds.

The slain woman's daughter, Octavia Poellnitz, identified her mother as Fonda Poellnitz and said Hollie was Fonda's ex-husband. 

Octavia told FOX 10 that Hollie had apparently killed her mother on the way back from choir practice.

"He didn't love my momma," the daughter said. 

Billa, who had been an officer since January 2016, won the MPD's Police Officer of the Month award in June 2016, according to local reports.

Officers were seen early Wednesday embracing and consoling each other outside University of South Alabama Medical Center before Billa's death was announced.

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