Kansas convenience store shooting leaves suspect dead, officer hospitalized

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A shooting early Sunday at a Kansas convenience store left a suspect dead and a police officer shot and hospitalized, Lenexa police said.

Leading up to the shooting, Lenexa police said they were searching for a reportedly stolen car. When officers found the vehicle, police said the driver struck a patrol car and fled.

Lenexa police chased the vehicle on Interstate 35 until two suspects got out and ran to a QuikTrip convenience store in Mission, Kansas.

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Police from multiple agencies were trying to arrest the suspects when gunfire broke out. A suspect was shot and killed, and an officer was shot and hospitalized. Another suspect was arrested.

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Kansas police fatally shot a suspect at a convenience store in Mission, Kansas. One officer was hospitalized in the shooting.

Lenexa police have not yet identified either of the suspects or the injured officer.

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A Johnson County law enforcement team that is charged with reviewing officer-involved shootings is investigating.



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