KBI investigating officer involved shooting in Barber County

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BARBER COUNTY, Kan. (KAKE) -

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is investigating an officer involved shooting in Barber County.

The Barber County Sheriff's Office received a report of a man threatening individuals with a gun outside of a bar on Main Street in Sun City around 7:30 Friday night.

Deputies later found the suspect in a shed in the 200 block of W Main St..

When the suspect exited the shed, he did not comply with the deputies.  That's when one deputy fired a less-lethal bean bag round, hitting the suspect.

42-year-old Steven P. Myers of Sun City was pronounced dead at the scene. No law enforcement officers were injured.

The investigation is ongoing. No further information was released at the time.

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