- Associated Press - Saturday, June 20, 2015

CINCINNATI (AP) - Dozens of police officers were among 300 people who gathered in Cincinnati to mourn an officer killed in a shootout with a man who also died.

Faith leaders from around Cincinnati led a vigil Friday night, offering support for the families of both men who died in the shooting Friday morning.

Cincinnati’s police chief says the man suspected of fatally shooting the officer apparently wanted police to kill him.

Chief Jeffrey Blackwell says 21-year-old Trepierre Hummons texted people before the shooting and indicated he wanted to make police kill him.

The chief says Hummons shot 48-year-old Officer Sonny Kim who was responding to a 911 call. Hummons was shot a few minutes later after another arrived at the scene.

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