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Officer Shoots Suspect In Barton County

KSAL StaffAugust 31, 2014

A person is shot and killed by law enforcement in Barton County Saturday night.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, at 6:40 PM troopers assisted the Barton County Sheriff’s Office with an armed suspect. The armed suspect had previously injured a family member, and was threatening to harm others.

At 7:19 PM the armed suspect was confronted, and shots were fired. The suspect was hit, and was transported to an area hospital and died.

No officers were hurt in the incident.

As per department policy, the trooper has been place on administrative leave while the case is being investigated.  

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