WyCo deputy shoots armed robbery suspect

Posted at 2:18 PM, Feb 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-04 21:28:30-05

A Wyandotte County sheriff’s deputy fired on a suspect in an armed robbery on Thursday.

Authorities said that around 1:20 p.m. Kansas City, Kan., Police Department was dispatched to the Dollar Tree at 520 County Line Road on an armed robbery call.

A Wyandotte County sheriff’s deputy heard the dispatch and located the suspect, who was armed with a knife, near Sixth and County Line Road in KCK.

According to police, the deputy deployed his Taser, but it was ineffective. The deputy then shot the suspect.

The suspect is described as having life-threatening injuries.

One other suspect is reported in custody.

No officers were injured, according to police.


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