Officers shot at Willoughby Hills car dealership home from hospital

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WILLOUGHBY HILLS, Ohio– Two police officers, who were shot Thursday, have both been released from the hospital.

Detectives with the department confirmed to the Fox 8 I-Team that both officers are now home with their families, recovering.

Officer Craig Anderson is a 28-year veteran and Officer Cory Planisek is a 4-year veteran of the department.

“They want the community to know how thankful they are for their kindness,”said Detective Jamie Onion.

The suspect, identified by police as Timmothy Scott Schmidt, 30, has not yet been charged and remains hospitalized.

Detectives are conferring with prosecutors about possible charges.

The officers were shot outside Classic BMW in Willoughby Hills Thursday afternoon after they were called there to deal with a customer problem.

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