Officer-involved shooting leaves one man dead in west Wichita

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Wichita, Kan. – Police are on the scene of an officer-involved shooting in west Wichita. It happened around 2:40 Thursday morning in the area of Maple and Mt. Carmel.

Officers tell KSN that it started when officers pulled over a vehicle near 13th and St. Paul and the driver then took off.  Officers and Sedgwick County Deputies gave chase until the suspect reached the area of Maple and Mt. Carmel. The suspect started fighting with law enforcement and shots were fired by officers.

The suspect, a man in his 30′s, died of his wounds.

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