A gunman ambushed a police officer in central Ohio Friday morning and then shot two more people inside a nursing home, authorities say. The officer, who has not been identified, has died from his wounds.

According to WBNS, an active shooter was reported in Kirkersville around 7:45 a.m. at Pine Kirk Care Center. The gunman shot the officer and then went into the nursing home where he shot two more people.

The gunman then turned the gun on himself. Local police said there was no longer an active threat to the community, Fox 59 reports.


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