Man fatally shot by Kansas police after chase identified

4 years 7 minutes 19 seconds ago Tuesday, February 17 2015 Feb 17, 2015 Tuesday, February 17, 2015 5:59:00 AM CST February 17, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) - Authorities said a man who was shot and killed by police last week was a 21-year-old from Kansas City, Kansas.

Police on Monday identified Andres Lara-Rodriguez as the suspect who died after a chase on Friday after he carjacked a pest control truck.

Officers pursued the truck for about 30 minutes from Kansas into Kansas City, Missouri, and then back to Kansas. The chase ended when the suspect crashed into a fence at a church in Kansas City, Kansas. Police say he showed a gun and a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper and three Kansas City police officers shot him.

The shooting remains under investigation.

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