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Support pours in for KCPD after 3 officers shot

Support pours in for KCPD after 3 officers shot
Posted at 7:32 PM, Jul 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-16 07:59:21-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — After three Kansas City police officers were shot Sunday investigating a person of interest in the July 6 murder of UMKC international graduate student Sharath Koppu, support came from all corners of the Twitterverse.

The Clay County Sheriff’s Office was among the first to chime in, expressing gratitude that the KCPD officers were all expected to survive:

The Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office also praised the officers, who put their lives on the line to apprehend a possible murder suspect:

New Missouri Gov. Mike Parson earlier sent a similar message through social media:

Kansas City, Kan., Police Chief Terry Ziegler was among the first to tweet in support of the injured Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department officers, but it came from all over the metro:

Encouragement also came from well beyond Kansas City:

KCPD also passed along its own note of thanks: