Eric Mueller obituary: the Ontario Provincial Officer who was killed in Thursday shooting has been identified as Sgt. Eric Mueller.
Two other officers sustained injuries in a shooting that occurred in a small village in eastern Ottawa.
In the early morning on Thursday, Ontario Provincial Officer arrived at Laval Street in the Bourget village, 50 kilometers east of Ottawa, after receiving a report.
An unidentified individual inside the house shot the officers. The person inside the house opened fire and shot the three officers.
While the Sgt. Eric Mueller was killed other two sustained injuries. The incident has grabbed considerable attention from the international media and public.
Let’s take a detailed look at the circumstances surrounding the Thursday’s shooting.
Eric Mueller Obituary: OPP Officer Shot To Death
OPP Sgt. Eric Mueller died while on duty on Thursday morning (11 May 2023).
OPP Commissioner Thomas Carrique took to Twitter and informed the public about the tragic death of Sgt.Mueller.
“It is with an extremely heavy heart I regretfully inform you that OPP Sgt. Eric Mueller was killed in the course of duty. We eagerly await further information on his fellow policemen who are still at the hospital,” wrote the OPP Commissioner on his social media.
“Our hearts go out to the officers, their families, and their colleagues,” added Thomas Carrique.
Following the untimely death of the OPP officer in the line of duty, several people who knew him have paid their tributes.
They expressed their sorrow and sent condolences to the late officer’s family, friends, and relatives.
There is not much known about Sgt. Mueller’s family. However, Mueller’s family must be devastated and in utter shock.
The Genius Celebs team sends our sincere condolences to the bereaved family. Hopefully, they will find the strength to deal with the tragedy.
How Did Eric Mueller Die?
Shortly after 2 am on Thursday morning, Ontario Provincial Officers responded to a call reporting gunshot sounds. They were summoned to a house on Laval Street in Bourget village, located about fifty kilometers east of Ottawa.
The OPP officers rushed to the scene and arrived as soon as possible. Upon their arrival, an unidentified individual opened fire from the house, injuring all of them.
The injured police officers were taken to a hospital in Ottawa. Later, one of them was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The dead victim has been identified as OPP Sgt. Eric Mueller. The identities of the other two injured officers are yet to be made public.
It has been reported that the injured officers are being treated in the hospital. Further updates about the two OPP officers’ condition are yet to be made public. Let’s hope they are doing well.
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An Individual Has Been Arrested
Following Thursday’s early morning shooting, the authorities took one person into custody.
However, the arrested person’s identity is yet to be made public. In addition, it is unknown whether the person who opened fire at three OPP officers is the same as the person who has been arrested.
As the investigation is ongoing, further information will likely come soon.
Moreover, Ottawa Police (OPS) Officers were supporting an OPP Police Operation in the area of Bourget, Ontario. They informed me that there was no longer a risk to public safety.