A Sharonville police officer shot a 53-year-old Hamilton man at a hotel in the early morning hours of Tuesday in a situation where police said he was holding his adult daughter against her will.
Shot, and in critical condition, was Duane R. Harrison of Hamilton, who Sharonville police said has a criminal history that includes felony drug possession. He also had an active felony warrant for probation violation from the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office.
Here is the police department’s description of what happened, as posted on its Facebook page:
Around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, police responded to Sonesta ES Suites at 2670 E. Kemper Road for a report an armed man was holding his daughter against her will.
“The subject barricaded himself in a room and the Hamilton County Police Association SWAT team was requested,” the department stated. At about 2:30 a.m., “the subject left his room, armed with a black handgun, and was confronted by police in a common area. A Sharonville Police officer fired three rounds at the subject, striking him, and then took him into custody. A black handgun was recovered at the scene. No police officers or bystanders were injured during the events.”
Harrison was transported to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center and was listed in critical condition at 6 a.m. The officer’s name has not been released.
The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office is helping with the investigation.
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