Coroner rules Kansas standoff suspect killed by police

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press
A county coroner has ruled that a northeast Kansas man who died after a standoff with police was killed by shots fired by officers.

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A county coroner has ruled that a northeast Kansas man who died after a standoff with police was killed by shots fired by officers.

The Kansas City, Kansas, police department announced the ruling by the Wyandotte County coroner on Tuesday.

Police went to an apartment in the city Friday evening on a report of a disturbance. Someone inside opened fire on the officers, prompting the evacuation of the nearby area as police fired back.

Tactical officers entered the apartment and found 24-year-old Charles Broadway dead.

The investigation was continuing Tuesday.


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