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Kansas City, Kan., deputies shot, one dead

Kansas City, Kan., deputies shot, one dead

"I was deeply saddened to learn of the tragic shooting of two sheriff's deputies outside the Wyandotte County Courthouse earlier this morning". King was a 13-year veteran of the department.

The surviving deputy is female and is in critical condition.

Zeigler said both deputies were taken to KU Med Center for treatment. The investigation into the shooting is continuing.

The name of the wounded deputy and the suspect were not released by Friday afternoon.

"Today's awful events in Kansas City bitterly remind us once again of the dangers and sacrifices faced every day by law enforcement officers throughout our state and nation", Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said.

Bailiff said investigators do not believe the public is in any danger.

The Rev. Vernon Howard, president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Greater Kansas City, said he has many questions and isn't confident they will be answered by a police department investigation.

Wyandotte County sheriff's spokeswoman Maj.

A Kansas deputy was killed and another was critically wounded Friday by a gunman who was also shot.

The authorities are not looking for any other suspects in connection to the incident.

"It is very possible that with their own firearm they were both shot", Bailiff said.

KCK police are reviewing several surveillance cameras that may have captured the incident.

Police Officer Zac Blair says the shooting happened Friday.

In March 2015 Deputy Scott Wood was shot seven times including once in the head, as he tried to stop three people from robbing a Kansas City, Kansas, 7-Eleven gas station.

Wyandotte County sheriff's deputy Patrick Rohrer was shot and killed in Kansas City, Kansas, June 15, 2018.

The shooting happened at around 11:40 a.m. Friday.

The conditions of the deputies' are unknown.

Details of what led to the shooting have not been released.

He's also been charged with murder, assault and armed criminal action in a December 2017 shooting in Kansas City, Missouri.