Kansas homicide suspect wounded by police

Posted 4 months ago

By Post Staff

police chaseKANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities in Kansas City, Kansas, have a homicide suspect in custody following a chase that ended with a police officer shooting the man.

Officers were on patrol around 9:30 p.m. Saturday when they saw the man in a vehicle. The officers chased the suspect’s vehicle until it crashed into a fence behind a building.

Police said the man got out of the vehicle carrying a handgun. One of the officers then shot the suspect.

The suspect was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Police say the man is also the subject of a federal warrant.

The man’s name and the details of the homicide in which he’s a suspect were not released Sunday.