Pres. Trump calls Gov. Kasich to express support after Westerville shooting

Pres. Trump said he offered “condolences and prayers to all for the horrible shooting of two great police officers"

Police investigate the scene of a shooting in Westerville, Ohio, on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. Westerville police have confirmed that two officers have been fatally shot at a home in the Columbus suburb. A police statement says the officers responded to a 911 hang-up call around 11:30 a.m. and were shot after they arrived at a residence. A suspect is reportedly in custody. (Tom Dodge/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)
Police investigate the scene of a shooting in Westerville, Ohio, on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. Westerville police have confirmed that two officers have been fatally shot at a home in the Columbus suburb. A police statement says the officers responded to a 911 hang-up call around 11:30 a.m. and were shot after they arrived at a residence. A suspect is reportedly in custody. (Tom Dodge/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)

WESTERVILLE, Ohio (WCMH) – President Donald Trump and Ohio Governor John Kasich spoke on the phone Sunday, according to social media posts.

Officers Anthony Morelli, 54, and Eric Joering, 39, were shot and killed while responding to a 911 hang-up call in Kasich’s hometown of Westerville around noon on Saturday.

Pres. Trump said he offered “condolences and prayers to all for the horrible shooting of two great police officers from Westerville Police. This is a true tragedy!” he wrote on Twitter.

Kasich wrote on his own Twitter that he appreciated the call from the president.

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