Ohio Sheriff’s Deputy, 1 Other Shot; Suspect Caught

A suspect is in custody in a shooting at an Ohio apartment complex that left a sheriff’s deputy and another person wounded, officials said early Friday.

The manhunt and shelter in place for the man who shot a Sheriff’s Deputy has been lifted according to officials of the Warren County Sheriff’s Office.

The suspect in the shooting, 19-year-old Mohammed Abdou Laghaoui, was captured at about 5 a.m.by authorities not far from the apartment complex in Deerfield County after a seven-hour manhunt, Lt. John Faine of the Warren County Sheriff’s Office said.

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office said a female deputy was shot while responding to report of a domestic situation at an apartment complex. Original story appears here “Warren County, OH.  Sheriff’s Deputy Shot, 1 civilian shot, 1 suspect wanted

“The shooting was basically right after the deputy’s arrival,” said Lt. John Faine.

Authorities said the deputy was taken to a hospital and was “conscious and alert.” She was released from the hospital early Friday,

Another person also was shot and was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The names of the two victims were not immediately released.

Helicopters and K-9 units were called to the scene to assist in the search for the alleged gunman, later identified as 19-year-old Mohammed Abdou Laghaoui.

Police say he was captured without incident in an area near the crime scene.

The suspect was booked in the Warren County Jail on two counts of felonious assault and two counts of attempted aggravated murder. Laghaoui is being held without bail and is scheduled to appear in court on June 13, at 9:00 A.M..

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Abdou Laghaoui
Warren County Sheriff’s Deputy Katie Barnes.
Warren County Sheriff’s Deputy Katie Barnes.

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