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One dead after officer-involved shooting in Overland Park

Posted at 8:47 PM, Jan 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-21 00:06:05-05

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- One person is dead after an officer-involved shooting Saturday night. 

According to police, officers were called to an area near W. 149th Terrace and England St. for a person in danger of harming themselves. 

When officers arrived, they say a garage door opened and a vehicle exited at a home nearby. Police say the vehicle moved rapidly towards the responding officers and an officer fired his weapon at the vehicle. 

The male driver was hit by the gunshots and died at the scene. 

The Johnson County Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation Team is conducting the investigation. 

No officers were injured in the incident. 

The officer involved in the shooting is on administrative leave pending the investigation. 

The victim's name is not being released at this time. 

If you have any information or witnessed this incident, call the Overland Park Police Department at 913-895-6300 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-7477.