The officers were responding to a domestic violence call Saturday night. Authorities say shots were exchanged between them and a suspect after a confrontation.
Officer Jacob Hancher was killed in the shooting. A second officer was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, the release stated.
Following the exchange of gunfire, the suspect was discovered dead. The news release didn’t say how the suspect died. No other injuries were reported, according to the release.
“He was a dedicated public servant who upheld his oath to protect this community and made the ultimate sacrifice,” Prock said