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Suspect In Custody After One Deputy Killed, Another Wounded During 12-hour Standoff

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Saturday night, deputies were sent to a welfare check at an apartment on St. Andrews Drive that resulted in gunfire and the death of one deputy and another being injured.

A suspect was taken into custody at 6:35 a.m. Sunday, ending an intense 12-hour standoff that resulted in the shooting death of one Clermont County deputy and the wounding of another at The Green at Royal Oak Apartments.

In a brief statement, Capt. Jeff Sellers of the Clermont County Sheriff's Office said a SWAT team moved in and the suspect surrendered.

Sellers confirmed that a two-alarm fire in the apartment complex where the gunman had barricaded himself was connected to the standoff. Sellers did not release any other details about the standoff.

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