Prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty against a 23-year-old man who allegedly gunned down a veteran Ohio officer.

Wade Edward Winn is accused of killing Detective Bill Brewer and wounding Lt. Nick DeRose in the Saturday night shooting, the Clermont County Sheriff's Office said.

Suspect Wade Edward Winn, left, appears before Judge Kevin T. Miles at Clermont County Municipal Court in Batavia, Ohio, Feb. 4, 2019.(John Minchillo/AP) Suspect Wade Edward Winn, left, appears before Judge Kevin T. Miles at Clermont County Municipal Court in Batavia, Ohio, Feb. 4, 2019.

The deadly shooting unfolded when the officers responded to a call of a barricaded suicidal person at an apartment in the Cincinnati area about 10:30 p.m. Saturday.

Winn allegedly faked a suicide, prosecutors said in court Monday. When the officers went rushed into the apartment to try to save his life, Winn was waiting there and allegedly ambushed the officers, firing multiple rounds, prosecutors said.

Wade Edward Winn is pictured in this undated photo released by Clermont County Sheriff's Department.(Clermont County Sheriff's Department) Wade Edward Winn is pictured in this undated photo released by Clermont County Sheriff's Department.

Brewer, a 20-year veteran of the department, leaves behind a wife and 5-year-old son, the sheriff's office said.

DeRose, who has been on the job for 22 years, has since been released from the hospital, the sheriff's office said.

Detective Bill Brewer (left) and Lt. Nick De Rose are pictured in this undated photo released by Clermont County Sheriff's Department.(Clermont County Sheriff's Department) Detective Bill Brewer (left) and Lt. Nick De Rose are pictured in this undated photo released by Clermont County Sheriff's Department.

After Brewer and DeRose were shot, a lengthy standoff unfolded, the sheriff's office said. Officers "endured a barrage of gunfire" from the suspect before they took Winn into custody Sunday morning, the sheriff's office said.

In this image made from a video provided by FOX19Now.com lights illuminate police vehicles as authorities respond to a standoff at an apartment complex in Ohio, about 20 miles east of Cincinnati, Feb. 3, 2019.(FOX19Now.com via AP) In this image made from a video provided by FOX19Now.com lights illuminate police vehicles as authorities respond to a standoff at an apartment complex in Ohio, about 20 miles east of Cincinnati, Feb. 3, 2019.
Police tape surrounds an apartment damaged by fire involved in a shooting incident that resulted in the death of a Clermont County Sheriff's Office Deputy, Feb. 4, 2019, in Pierce Township, Ohio.(John Minchillo/AP) Police tape surrounds an apartment damaged by fire involved in a shooting incident that resulted in the death of a Clermont County Sheriff's Office Deputy, Feb. 4, 2019, in Pierce Township, Ohio.

Winn was charged with aggravated murder and attempted aggravated murder, according to David O'Neil, a spokesman for the Ohio Attorney General's Office.

Winn, in an orange jumpsuit and cuts across his face, made a brief court appearance Monday morning. He did not enter a plea. Bond was set at $10 million.

Suspect Wade Edward Winn, in orange, appears before Judge Kevin T. Miles at Clermont County Municipal Court in Batavia, Ohio, Feb. 4, 2019.(John Minchillo/AP) Suspect Wade Edward Winn, in orange, appears before Judge Kevin T. Miles at Clermont County Municipal Court in Batavia, Ohio, Feb. 4, 2019.

He is due to return to court on February 13 for a preliminary hearing.

Meanwhile, Ohio and police departments across the country are in mourning.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine ordered flags of be flown at half-staff in honor of Brewer's law enforcement service.

Detective Bill Brewer, a 20-year veteran of the Clermont County Sheriff's Office, died after being shot while investigating a 911 call on Feb. 2, 2019, of an allegedly suicidal man barricaded in an apartment in Pierce Township, Ohio. (Clermont County Sheriff's Department) Detective Bill Brewer, a 20-year veteran of the Clermont County Sheriff's Office, died after being shot while investigating a 911 call on Feb. 2, 2019, of an allegedly suicidal man barricaded in an apartment in Pierce Township, Ohio.

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost added on Twitter. "This Officer’s valor is now recorded for all time, written in blood. We mourn, and we will remember."

In New York, the NYPD offered its condolences for Brewer.