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Hours-long standoff at Overland Park apartment complex ends Saturday

Shots fired at FBI, US Marshals 1
Posted at 11:02 AM, Mar 11, 2023

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An hours-long standoff at an Overland Park apartment complex came to an end Saturday.

A spokesperson for the Overland Park Police Department shared an update Saturday that the suspect suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The man was declared deceased at the scene.

The standoff ensued Friday afternoon when the suspect fired shots at personnel with the U.S. Marshals Service as they were serving a warrant to the suspect in his vehicle.

While attempting to block the suspect in, the man reportedly fired at the marshals and ran into the Villa Medici apartment complex at 9550 Ash St.

One marshal returned fire. It is unknown if the suspect was hit.

FBI agents were near the scene at the time of the shooting.

Law enforcement officials from OPPD, the FBI and the U.S. Marshals Service surrounded the complex Friday night.

Authorities remained in the area Saturday morning as the suspect continued to refuse to exit.

Officials told residents to stay in their apartments and not to leave or enter the building until the standoff was over.

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