The man who was shot and killed and the three officers involved have been identified from Friday’s officer-involved shooting outside of a Fairfield apartment.
Officers Edward Bausch, Daniel Setterstrom and Craig Moore responded to 9 S. Timber Hollow Drive at 11:49 a.m. Friday at the request of a woman for officers to be “on standby” related to a domestic dispute issue.
When Tyler Jones, 24, arrived at the Timber Hollow Apartment Homes complex, there was a confrontation between him and the police officers in the parking lot.
Based on initial reporting and the 911 calls and emergency radio traffic released Monday, this is how Friday’s officer-involved shooting unfolded:
• The girlfriend of Jones called 911 and said he allegedly stole her vehicle and loaded handgun.
• The girlfriend told dispatchers he allegedly said he would shoot her if she tried to get her stuff back, or officers if they responded.
• An hour later, the girlfriend came to the police department to talk to an officer.
• Moore was dispatched to 9 S. Timer Hollow Drive at around 11:37 a.m. Subsequently, Setterstrom and Bausch responded.
• Jones then confronted police officers at the Timber Hollow Apartment Homes complex and displayed a firearm.
• At 10:53 a.m., minutes later, Moore called out "shots fired,” and called for a paramedic.
• After coordination between police and emergency medical personnel, the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation was called to investigate.
Police have not yet confirmed if the man was struck by bullets from one or multiple officers’ weapons.
Bausch, Setterstrom and Moore have been placed on administrative leave, which is department policy.
Fairfield Police Steve Maynard told the Journal-News “the officers, although shaken by the traumatic incident, are doing well.” None of the officers were injured. Maynard said once BCI completes the report, it will be released.
Butler County Prosecutor Michael Gmoser said it’s his office’s policy to take all officer-involved shootings, as well as self-defense cases, to a grand jury.
Gmoser said he expects to present the incident to a grand jury within the next couple weeks.
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