Officers meet to pay tribute to fallen Twinsburg officer Josh Miktarian

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TWINSBURG, Ohio– Officers from several departments met overnight to honor fallen officer Josh Miktarian.

Miktarian, who worked for the Twinsburg Police Department, was killed during a traffic stop on July 13, 2008.

Miktarian pulled Ashford Thompson over in the early morning hours for playing music too loud in his car. The situation escalated and Thompson pulled a gun, shooting Miktarian several times.

Officers from Hunting Valley, Moreland Hills, Solon, Pepper Pike, Mayfield Heights, Woodmere, Russell, Chesterland, Orange, Chagrin Falls, and Bentleyville Police Departments all gathered to light up the sky in Miktarian’s honor. Ohio Going Blue shared a photo on its Facebook page.

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