TOPEKA, Kan. - An hours-long standoff ended Monday morning when tear gas was deployed and the man inside a Topeka home, who was suspected of killing two Topeka police officers, tried to come out of the home carrying a gun.
Reporter Jenna Hanchard was doing a live interview by phone on 41 Action News Today from the scene when multiple gunshots were heard.
“Shots fired,” Jenna said seconds after the gunfire subsided. “That’s shots fired. That’s what we’re hearing right now. The suspect is down.”
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Members of the Topeka Police Department, Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office and Kansas Bureau of Investigation gathered at the home in the 300 block of Western early Monday morning when they received information that the suspect, David Edward Tiscareno, may be there.
Tiscareno was wanted in the killing of two Topeka police officers on Sunday night outside a grocery store in Topeka.
The man inside the house was pulled from the home a few minutes and transported to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The Shawnee County Sheriff's Office has confirmed the man was Tiscareno.
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