Brandon Keeler was out to kill officer first, chief says.
Officer Chad Stafford was shot in the head before firing the fatal shots that took the life of Brandon Keller.
Police are still working to figure out 18-year-old Brandon Keeler, who was shot and killed at the scene.
The crashed, which involved six cars and a semi truck, occurred about 1 p.m. and brought traffic to a standstill.
Officer Chad Stafford, a 16-year-old veteran of the force, shot and killed 18-year-old Brandon Keeler when he opened fire on the officer's cruiser with an AK-47 assault rifle containing high-caliber rounds.
Hamilton Police Chief J. Scott Scrimizzi said Officer Chad Stafford took a dispatch call of a man shooting a rifle into the air at 11th Street and Sipple Avenue right before a shift change at 7 a.m.When Stafford arrived on the scene, 18-year-old Br
Officer transported to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center
A Butler County grand jury has cleared a Hamilton police officer of any wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of a Hamilton resident.
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