Police Shooting

Officer fatally shoots driver who fled police

A Blue Ash police officer shot and killed a man early this morning after the suspect rammed two cruisers and attempted to crash into a third in the Cincinnati suburb of Sharonville. The confrontation following a police chase through several jurisdictions. Authorities say the crashes and shooting occurred after the car exited Interstate 275 onto U-S route 42. That road is closed to rush hour traffic. Police have identified the dead man as 42-year-old Anthony Meyer of North College Hill. The pursuit began after a Hamilton County sheriff's deputy spotted what appeared to be a suspicious car leaving a business park. The car sped away when he tried to pull it over. Officers say the suspect apparently wasn't armed. His car is being searched in hopes of determining why he ran.