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Ohio cathedral vandalism suspect, police officer killed in volley of gunfire

The suspect sought in connection with vandalism and a small fire at Toledo’s cathedral early Jan. 18 and a 24-year-old police officer both died in a hail of gunfire later that same day.

Toledo Police Officer Brandon Stalker was shot when the suspect came out of a home blocks from Our Lady, Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral with two weapons and began firing, Police Chief George Kral said during a news conference.

Stalker was shot once while securing the area around the home. He was taken to St. Vincent Medical Center, where he died.

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