Sheriff's deputy shoots, kills man in Kansas City suburb

8 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago Monday, May 29 2017 May 29, 2017 Monday, May 29, 2017 5:16:00 PM CDT May 29, 2017 in News
By: The Associated Press

RAYTOWN (AP) — A Jackson County sheriff's deputy shot and killed a suspected shoplifter at a Wal-Mart in a Kansas City suburb.

Sgt. John Payne says the shooting happened Sunday night in Raytown.

He says the deputy, who was off-duty, was working security at Wal-Mart when she tried to help other employees stop the shoplifter. Payne says the suspect wrestled a stun gun away from the deputy and was able to stun the deputy. The deputy, whose name hasn't been released, drew her gun and shot him.

The man, 31-year-old Donald Sneed, of Kansas City, died later at a hospital.

Payne said the deputy was treated and released at a hospital.

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