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Police Kill Suspect in Kansas Hit-And-Run

Associated Press - June 4, 2014 3:30 pm

The Kansas Highway Patrol is helping investigate the fatal shooting of a suspect by McPherson police.

The McPherson Police Department said in a statement that the suspect “charged” at officers before being shot around 1 p.m. Wednesday. No other details about the suspect were immediately released.

Authorities said the confrontation took place after officers were called to investigate and hit-and-run accident in the central Kansas community. The suspect vehicle was gone, but police found it abandoned at another location.

Police say the suspect was found a short distance away and charged at officers, who opened fire. The suspect was pronounced dead at a hospital.

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation and McPherson County Sheriff’s Department are also investigating.