KC police identify man killed by officers
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Kansas City police have released the identity of a man killed by police officers after they say he fired several rounds at them before being fatally wounded.
The Kansas City Star reports 28-year-old Eugene Turner was killed just before 5 a.m. Sunday after officers responded to a call about a suspicious person with a gun.
Police issued a statement on Sunday saying Turner was walking the streets carrying a gun for unknown reasons.
Ambulance workers declared Turner dead, and police recovered a handgun nearby. The two officers involved in the shooting were placed on paid administrative leave.