Names Released of Standoff Suspect and Officers Shot in Pierce Twnshp


( CINCINNATI, OH ) -- The names have been released of the suspect in a standoff in Pierce Township and the two Sheriff's Deputies he allegedly shot.

Detective Bill Brewer and Lt. Nick DeRose of the Clermont County Sheriff's Department [pictured below] responded around 7pm on Saturday, February 2, for a mental health welfare check at the On the Green Apartments at Royal Oak. Once there, they were allegedly shot by Wade Edward Winn, 23. Detective Brewer died from his injuries and Lt. DeRose was taken to UC Medical Center, where he was treated and released.

[Detective Brewer on the left, Lt. DeRose on the right]

According to police, Winn barricaded himself inside of his apartment, and that began a standoff that lasted for over 11 hours. Police and responding emergency crews were reportedly shot at multiple times by Winn from the apartment, and in the early hours of the morning, Winn lit the apartment on fire [pictured below] . The flames were extinguished, and around 6:30am on Sunday, February 3, Winn was taken into custody.