One Dead At Olathe Dollar General Store Shooting

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

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UPDATE: Saturday, Janaury 19, 2013

Olathe authorities have identified the suspect shot and killed by a police officer Friday night inside of a Dollar General store.

21 year-old Cody M. Kincheloe of Olathe was shot after authorities say he pointed a gun at an Olathe Police officer. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The officer had gone to the business after spotting a vehicle that had been seen earlier driving the wrong direction on a nearby street. He has been placed on administrative leave until an investigation is completed, which is standard procedure.

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UPDATE: Friday, January 18, 2013

Olathe Police say an officer fired his gun at an armed suspect Friday night.

It happened shortly after 8 o'clock. KMBC-TV reports that an Olathe Police officer was searching for a vehicle driving the wrong way in the area when he spotted the car in the parking lot of the Dollar General.

The officer confronted the suspect inside of the store and told investigators that the man pulled a gun on him. The officer fired, striking the suspect who was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have not identified the suspect, but say he is a man in his 20's. Initial reports of someone else being hurt were inaccurate.

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Friday, January 18, 2013

One person is dead and a second person was injured following a shooting Friday evening in Olathe.

It happened shortly after 8 o'clock in the parking lot of the Olathe Dollar General, located at 112 N. Clairborne Road near I-35 and Santa Fe Street.

ABC Affiliate KMBC in Kansas City reports that authorities have not released any further information about the shooting. KAKE News will have more updates as soon as they become available.


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