LUCAS COUNTY, OH. (THECOUNT) — Brandon Stalker, has been identified as the Toledo, Ohio, police officer shot and killed Monday evening during a standoff in Lucas County.

Stalker, 24, was fatally wounded by a barricaded suspect in Toledo Monday evening.


According to reports, Stalker was on-duty when a suspect barricaded in a home, located near 2300 block of Fulton Street, opened fire on officers around 4 p.m. Monday.

The unidentified suspect was also struck by gunfire.

Stalker was pronounced dead of gunshot injuries.

Officer Stalker has a fiancé and a young child.

The standoff was reported still in progress as of 6:20 p.m. Ohio time.


Geo quick facts: Lucas County is a county located in the northwestern part of the U.S. state of Ohio. It is bordered to the east by Lake Erie, and to the southeast by the Maumee River, which runs to the lake. As of the 2010 census, the population was 441,815 – Wikipedia.