Deputy dies, 1 in critical condition in courthouse shooting

The second shooting took the lives of two men who police say were fighting over a gun and a golf cart in downtown Kansas City

Police Chief Rick Smith acknowledged it was unusual to have two deadly force incidents in such a short time span, given that Kansas City police typically count two to five fatal officer-involved shootings per year.

The inmate was shackled and in handcuffs, and police believe the inmate used one of the deputies' guns to shoot them. Jamaal Lewis is charged with capital murder in that case.

Authorities aren't looking for any other suspects, Blair added.

"It is very possible that with their own firearm they were both shot", she said of the deputies at a news conference at the hospital. Then he saw two officers being loaded into an ambulance and taken away.

A daycare was placed on lockdown. He was able to leave more than an hour later.

The Fraternal Order of Police in Kansas City, Kansas, said in a statement: 'We are praying for our friends at the Wyandotte County Sheriff's Officer, their families, friends and our entire blue family. "We watched that whole thing unfold, thought they were going to save his life, and they just stopped".

A candlelight vigil is scheduled for 8 p.m. Sunday in Kansas City, Kansas, for the deputies, who both were parents. Melton was part of the police honor guard for Det.

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"At the courthouse", Garcia said, "you're in one of the safest places you can be".

But that confrontation turned deadly after police were called to the busy Barney Allis Plaza right across from the KC Convention Center where thousands of teachers were in town grading AP tests and numerous people looked down from their hotels.

This is the fourth incident in which Wyandotte County law enforcement personnel have been shot in the last three years, the Star said.

The Rev. Howard said he learned about the police shootings after meeting the families of four people killed in a deadly police chase earlier this month.

Congressman Kevin Yoder, who represents Wyandotte County, said he was "shocked and saddened".

"We're trying to stop the violence down here, we're trying to make it a better community", Ware said.

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