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2 suspects killed in shootout with Columbus police

1:51 AM, May 16, 2013   |    comments
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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Columbus police say two suspects were killed in an early morning shootout with officers.

Police said it happened north of downtown just after 5 a.m. Wednesday as officers were in pursuit of two people reported to be suspects in a slaying last month.

Police said 24-year-old Emanuel Gatewood and 21-year-old Kourtney L. Hahn fired at officers during the pursuit and then engaged in a gunfight with them after stopping. Two officers hit by flying glass were treated at a hospital and released.

Two weapons were found in the SUV occupied by the suspects, who have not been identified by police.

A part of High Street remained closed as officers collected shell casings and other evidence.

The Associated Press

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