The department confirmed officers are investigating a suicide and has released the two 911 calls.
The first of the two calls was from a woman, stating she was the ex-wife of the subject. The woman said her ex-husband called to say there was an emergency and asked her to come outside to talk in his vehicle.
At one point, the man, 47, held a firearm and told her to get out.
“He told me he’s done, he can’t do it anymore,” she said. “I was trying to talk to him, and then he grabbed the gun and told me to get out of the car. "
She got out and ran.
The second 911 call was from a member of the Cincinnati Financial Corp. security team, confirming a report of a man in a vehicle with a gun. While they waited for Fairfield police officers to arrive, the security team surrounded the vehicle. The security team member confirmed there was an individual inside who looked to be “asleep.”
Cincinnati Financial declined to comment, deferring to the police department.
The Fairfield Police Department is waiting on the Butler County Coroner’s Office report before releasing any additional information. The coroner’s report was released Thursday afternoon.