Man shot, killed in confrontation with KC police

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City police say a man has been shot and killed during a confrontation with officers.

The shooting happened early Sunday after officers received a report about a suspicious person armed with a gun in the northeast party of the city. Police said in a news release that officers encountered the suspect, and shots were fired.

An ambulance crew pronounced the suspect dead. Police said an unknown handgun was found near the suspect.

Police say an investigation is underway. The name of the suspect wasn’t immediately released.


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