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Posted: Sunday, 31 August 2014 9:05PM

Patrol Says Armed Suspect Dies in Confrontation



GREAT BEND, Kan. - The Kansas Highway Patrol says an armed suspect was shot and fatally wounded during a confrontation with law enforcement officers.
 
The confrontation happened Saturday night while the patrol was assisting the Barton County Sheriff's Department. The patrol said in a news release that the suspect injured a family member and threatened to harm others before being shot.
 
The suspect was taken to a hospital and died a short time later. The suspect's name wasn't immediately released.
 
No officers were injured during the encounter.
 
The patrol says a trooper has been placed on administrative leave as is standard procedure. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation will conduct an investigation.

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Patrol Says Armed Suspect Dies in Confrontation
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