KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -A suspect in several crimes Friday morning is dead after officers shot him following a police chase that ended in KCK.
Shots were fired after the man crashed on a church’s property near 12th Street and Metropolitan Avenue. Police put out stop sticks, which caused the man to lose control of the vehicle.
Police said the man attempted to get out the vehicle while displaying a weapon. Both Kansas City Police Department officers and Kansas Highway Patrol troopers fired shots at him. The investigation will determine whose bullets struck the man.
Bonner Springs said the suspect robbed a Moxie Pest Control worker and stole the man’s white Ford truck at gunpoint. Agencies began pursing the man and the chase went from Kansas to Missouri and back to Kansas. The chase went through part of downtown Kansas City.
This began just before 9 a.m. Friday.