Connect with us

News

Dodge City shooting leaves 3 Kansas deputies injured, suspect killed

Four people were wounded, including three deputies, and a suspect was killed following a shooting Monday morning in Dodge City.

Published

on

In a shootout that took place on Monday morning in Dodge City, three deputies were injured by gunfire, and a trooper with the Kansas Highway Patrol was bitten by a dog.

According to the KBI, the Clark County Sheriff’s Office made an attempt to pull over a car that was being driven by a suspect who was wanted, but the suspect managed to get away. The pursuit of the vehicle by the deputies began in the direction of northbound Dodge City. The Kansas Highway Patrol and deputies from the Ford County Sheriff’s Office eventually joined the pursuit of the suspects. After the suspect’s vehicle came to a stop, there was an exchange of gunfire between the police and the suspect. The incident took place in Dodge City at the intersection of Highway 50 and 113 Road.

Two members of the Ford County Sheriff’s Office have been injured after being shot. One of them is in critical condition and is currently being airlifted to a hospital in Wichita. The condition of the second deputy overall is satisfactory. Additionally, a sheriff’s deputy working for the Clark County Sheriff’s Office was shot and is currently in critical condition. Additionally, he is being taken to Wichita at this time. During the event, a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper was bitten by a K-9 officer; nonetheless, the trooper is doing well despite the bite.

Advertisement

The male suspect who was being pursued was fatally shot. Additionally, a female passenger in the vehicle was shot and is currently in critical condition. Additionally, she is being transferred to a hospital in the city of Wichita.

Because this inquiry is still in its early stages, we will provide additional details as they become available.

Due to an ongoing incident close to American Implement, located at 11311 E Wyatt Earp Blvd in Dodge City, the general public has been urged to stay away from US route 50 and 113 Road (East Wyatt Earp Blvd).

Advertisement

According to the police, there has been a gunshot that involved an officer, and numerous people who were injured have been taken to the hospital. First responders are currently on their way to the location.

According to the officials, the affected area does not contain any of the companies that are located in the surrounding region, and there is currently no extra risk to the neighborhood.

This is a developing story that will be updated when more information is available.

Advertisement

News

Lockdowns in the area of Chandler have been lifted, subjects detained

5 Chandler schools on lockdown after report of armed man

Published

on

Chandler Police have subjects detained. Lockdowns in the area have been lifted. There are no threats to the public.

Police were working on an active police incident near the area of Arizona Ave & Chandler Bl.

There are numerous police units in the area; please use caution & stay out of the area.

Advertisement

Statement from Chandler High School and Galveston to Families:

Out of an abundance of caution, Chandler Police have put CHS and Galveston on modified lockdowns due to a police investigation in the area. All students are safe. This matter does not involve our schools. We will communicate again once police have advised us to lift the lockdowns. Please do not come to the school. Teaching and learning do continue. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

This is an isolated incident, and there is no threat to the public.

Advertisement

Continue Reading




Trending