Suspect dead after officer involved shooting in Defiance

DEFIANCE, Ohio (WTVG) - A suspect is dead after a shootout with Defiance police Tuesday morning.

According to the Defiance Police Department, officers responded to a call for a disturbance at 7:45 AM Tuesday. While they were on the scene investigating they became involved in a shooting with a suspect. The suspect was killed in that encounter.

Police say the incident remains under investigation and could not provide any further details. We will continue to update this story as new information is released.