Suspect dies after police chase ends in Kansas City, Kansas

4 years 7 months 1 week ago Friday, February 13 2015 Feb 13, 2015 Friday, February 13, 2015 12:11:00 PM CST February 13, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - A carjacking suspect is dead following a police chase that ended in Kansas City, Kansas.

Authorities said the chase began Friday morning after the suspect stole a van from a pest control worker in Bonner Springs. The chase went into Kansas City, Missouri, before ending after about 30 minutes when the vehicle drove through a fence near a church in Kansas City, Kansas.

Kansas City, Kansas, police spokeswoman Amber Hickerson said the driver at one point tried to hit a Kansas City, Missouri, police vehicle.

Hickerson said it is unclear if the suspect fired at officers or pointed his weapon at them but a Kansas Highway Patrol officer and three police officers shot him.

The pest control worker was not injured.

Further details were not immediately available.

 

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