officer-involved shooting

July 19, 2019 - 7:08 pm
The Reno County District Attorney has ruled that an officer-involved shooting that happened on June 20 in Hutchinson as justified. Police shot Brendan Jones in the leg during the standoff. District Attorney Keith Shroeder says officers knew that the 21-year old Jones had a long record of criminal...
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July 15, 2019 - 5:43 am
Wichita police are investigating an officer-involved shooting near 51st and North Meridian, south of Valley Center. Wichita Police Captain Lem Moore says the incident started as a domestic disturbance at a home. It involved a family member who was not wanted at the location. When officers arrived...
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May 27, 2019 - 7:41 am
There continues to be a large police presence in southwest Wichita this morning. Wichita Police say it all started around 1:20 a.m., in the 1900 block of south Glenn. Officers responded to calls of a man shooting shots outside his residence. When they arrived on the scene, officers encountered a...
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Dreamstime
January 12, 2019 - 9:49 pm
29-year-old Geoffrey Morris, the man shot in the officer involved shooting earlier this week, has died. He was taken off life support Saturday. His wife, Tia Brown, says he was shot by police while they tried to arrest him on a felony warrant. He had been wanted on several warrants and was known to...
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January 10, 2019 - 2:32 pm
Wichita police officers were involved in a shooting in the 900 block of N. Main St. Thursday afternoon. The incident occurred shortly after 1 p.m. A dispatch supervisor told KNSS News no officers were injred in the incident. There were reports from officers at the scene that one person was in...
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Dreamstime
September 16, 2018 - 5:44 pm
A Sedgwick County Sheriff's Deputy has died after a shooting in rural Sedgwick County. It happened Sunday afternoon before 2 p.m. near the intersection of 295th St. W. and 53rd St. N. Deputy Robert Kunze III was investigating the report of a suspicious person in the area. A second deputy dispatched...
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Dreamstime
Ted Woodward
December 28, 2017 - 3:06 pm
Wichita police have released more details about Wednesday morning's crime spree in west Wichita. Police Lt. Todd Ojile says before 10:00 a.m., 911 dispatchers received a call from a 43-year-old man who was following a vehicle; the people inside that car were looking into mailboxes and stealing mail...
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Dreamstime
Ted Woodward
December 27, 2017 - 3:26 pm
There was gunfire and a high-speed chase on the streets throughout the west part of Wichita on Wednesday morning. Deputy police chief Troy Livingston says before 10:00 a.m., a resident saw mail being stolen, and followed a man and a woman to a business in the 700 block of N. Gilda, just west of I-...
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Dreamstime
August 30, 2017 - 4:52 am
MOUNDRIDGE, Kan. (KNSS) — Authorities have identified the man killed in the officer-involved shooting in McPherson County late Monday night as 24-year-old William Matthew Holmes of Newton. According to Newton Police Lt. Bryan Hall, the shooting followed a chase that started in Newton. Holmes was...
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Dreamstime
August 08, 2017 - 10:03 am
JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is investigating after a Junction City officer fatally shot a man. Police spokeswoman Trish Giordano says the shooting occurred early Tuesday when officers were called to make a welfare check on the west side of Junction City. One man...
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