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CrimeTwo dead after armed standoff and shooting at KCK business

20:15  11 july  2019
20:15  11 july  2019 Source:

Man dies in officer-involved shooting in West Des Moines

Man dies in officer-involved shooting in West Des Moines Authorities say an armed man died Wednesday night following a confrontation with West Des Moines police officers. Officers were called just before 8:30 p.m. to a home in the 1000 block of Woodland Park Drive for a report of a domestic disturbance. Arriving officers were confronted by a man armed with a weapon, police said. Moments later, shots were fired. The man was injured in the shooting. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. No officers were hurt in the shooting. Authorities have not released the names of the man or the officers. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is assisting in the case.

Two people were dead and a suspect was arrested Wednesday in Kansas City, Kansas, after police said they exchanged gunfire with a person at 81 North Mill Street. ‘Horrific event’: Two dead after police standoff at KCK restaurant.

Two people were killed and one suspect was taken into a custody after a standoff . Kansas City, Kansas, police are on the scene of an officer involved shooting at 81 North Mill Street. KCK Police Public Information Officer Jonathon Westbrook confirmed that officers initially were called to an armed

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Kansas City, Kansas Police arrested a man after a two-hour standoff and double homicide Wednesday afternoon at a family restaurant.

A man and a woman were found shot to death inside Edwards Original Corner Market and Deli, at 81 North Mill Street. Officers were called to the business around 3 p.m.

The standoff attracted a large number of people who were curious about all the SWAT officers and armed police vehicles from around the Metro.

"I know they were in fear," said Vincent Maldanado, a neighbor. "I was just hoping that nothing bad would be going on. It was kind of scary because they were all yelling."

The suspect reportedly fired shots at police officers, who returned fire.

Police did not immediately release the identities of the victims, but the Kansas City Star reported one victim was Dennis Edwards, the owner of the business. The other victim was believed to be a female.

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