Murder suspect killed, 3 officers wounded in Kansas City gunfight

3 Kansas City cops wounded; suspect shot dead after barricading himself in house

Murder suspect killed
Murder suspect killed

A shootout in Kansas City wounded three police officers in two locations and killed a murder suspect on Sunday, police said.

The shooting began at a motel where undercover and tactical officers found the suspect in a July 7 killing of a college student, said Jake Becchina of the Kansas City Police Department.

The suspect drove away and then fled on foot, police said.

The suspect then holed up in an unoccupied house, police said.

The suspect came out of the house, exchanged gunfire with officers, and was shot and killed.

All three wounded officers were treated at hospitals for injuries that were not life-threatening, police said.

The suspect, whom police did not identify, was wanted in the death of 25-year-old University of Missouri Kansas City student Sharath Koppu, who was killed in robbery.


Murder suspect killed, 3 officers wounded in Kansas City gunfight

Murder suspect killed, 3 officers wounded in Kansas City gunfight

The shooting began at a motel where undercover and tactical officers found the suspect in a July 7 killing of a college student, said Jake Becchina of the Kansas City Police Department.

The suspect drove away and then fled on foot, police said.

Officers exchanged gunfire while chasing him, and a third officer was struck.

The suspect then holed up in an unoccupied house, police said.

The suspect came out of the house, exchanged gunfire with officers, and was shot and killed.

All three wounded officers were treated at hospitals for injuries that were not life-threatening, police said.

The suspect, whom police did not identify, was wanted in the death of 25-year-old University of Missouri Kansas City student Sharath Koppu, who was killed in robbery.

Suspect in shooting of 3 Kansas City cops dies in standoff

Suspect in shooting of 3 Kansas City cops dies in standoff

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Police shot and killed a man Sunday suspected of shooting and wounding three Kansas City police officers, authorities said.

The suspect died Sunday afternoon after barricading himself in a house in the southeast part of the city.

Police spokesman Sgt. Jacob Becchina said the first two officers were shot during an undercover operation at a motel less than 2 miles from Kauffman Stadium, where the Kansas City Royals baseball team plays.

The suspect then fled in a vehicle with another person, who was arrested when officers found the vehicle.

The suspect barricaded himself inside of a home about a mile from the motel.

He shot the third officer in the arm during the standoff, Smith said.

The suspect was a person of interest in the fatal shooting of a University of Missouri-Kansas City student during a robbery earlier this month.

3 Kansas City cops wounded; suspect shot dead after barricading himself in house

3 Kansas City cops wounded; suspect shot dead after barricading himself in house

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Police shot and killed a man Sunday suspected of wounding three Kansas City police officers by gunfire, authorities said.

The suspect died Sunday afternoon after barricading himself in a house in the southeast part of the city.

Police spokesman Sgt. Jacob Becchina said the first two officers were shot during an undercover operation at a motel less than 2 miles from Kauffman Stadium, where the Kansas City Royals baseball team plays.

The suspect then fled in a vehicle with another person, who was arrested when officers found the vehicle.

The suspect barricaded himself inside of a home about a mile from the motel.

He shot the third officer in the arm during the standoff, Smith said.

The suspect was a person of interest in the fatal shooting of a University of Missouri-Kansas City student during a robbery earlier this month.

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Murder suspect killed, 3 officers wounded in Kansas City gunfight
Murder suspect killed, 3 officers wounded in Kansas City gunfight
Suspect in shooting of 3 Kansas City cops dies in standoff
3 Kansas City cops wounded; suspect shot dead after barricading himself in house

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