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Police officer shot in Kansas City has died

5 years 11 months 2 weeks ago Tuesday, July 19 2016 Jul 19, 2016 July 19, 2016 4:15 PM July 19, 2016 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: APNewsNow
Image: @zerwekh via Twitter

KANSAS CITY, Kansas - A Kansas City, Kansas, police captain has died after a shooting early Thursday afternoon, multiple sources confirmed.

The NBC station in Kansas City is reporting that police responded to a shots fired call around 1:30 Tuesday afternoon.  The caller said multiple people were shooting at him from a vehicle.

Officers arrived and took one person in custody. A second officer pursued the other suspects and shots were fired, hitting the officer.

The officer was taken to the hospital, where he died.

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