It is quite respectable as well as sad to hear the news of the departure of a police officer who lost his life in the line of duty. This type of news usually brings tears and aggression between us and made us know each and every one of the details of the case. Also on this blog, we are ready to share the sad news of the passing of a police officer who lost his life while on duty. The officer martyr identified as Ontario Provincial Officer Eric Mueller was reportedly killed in a shootout that occurred on Thursday, May 11, 2023.
Who was Eric Muller?
Apart from Sgt. Eric and 2 other officers were also injured in the deadly shooting that occurred in the small town in East Ottawa. In the early hours of Thursday morning, the late sergeant reportedly approached Laval Street in the town of Bourget, located 50 kilometers east of Ottawa, after receiving the report. Reports indicate that an unknown person inside the home fired at officers. The suspect who was present inside the home opened fire, shooting all 3 officers. In this encounter, 1 officer died and 2 suffered injuries and are admitted to the hospital for treatment.
Now, since this news broke, people start looking for more details about it and want to know about the suspect and what exactly happened. As we already clarified, the OPP Sergeant passed away on duty on May 11, 2023. This news is officially shared by Thomas Carrique, the OPP Commissioner, who took to his social media account to share the tragic news. The OPP commissioner’s tweet reads: “It is with a heavy heart that I share the tragic news that OPP Sgt. Eric Mueller was killed in the line of duty for him. We can’t wait for more details about his fellow police officers who are still in the hospital. Our hearts go out to the officers, their co-workers and their families.”
After reading the Police Commissioner’s tweet, netizens begin to pay tribute to the deceased and seek to know the current health status of the injured officers. They expressed their sorrow and sent their condolences to the family, friends and loved ones of the deceased officers. However, not much is known about the late officer’s family but we are understanding their pain and it is not easy for anyone to accept this devastating news. Many people want to know how this incident happened. On Thursday morning, Ontario provincial officers reportedly responded to a call reporting sounds of gunshots.