Postal employees shot and killed in Ohio

DUBLIN, Ohio (WCMH) - One man has died after an early morning shooting at a post office in Dublin, according to police.

The shooting happened Saturday morning at 4:25 a.m. at the United States Post Office on the 6400 block of Emerald Parkway.

According to Dublin Public Information Officer Lindsay Weisenaur, one man, later identified as Lance Maurice Herrera Dempsey, 52, was shot and killed inside the facilty.

Dempsey was a supervisor of the suspect, who was also under investigation.

According to the Columbus Division of Police, the suspect was apprehended and is currently in custody.

Police said there is a second fatal shooting on Bowland Place that is related to the post office shooting.  

The second victim was also an employee; an inspector of the post office where the suspect worked.

The United States Postal Service is directing all questions to law enforcement, and declining to comment on the shooting.

There are no further details available at this time.


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