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Man who exchanged gunfire with trooper died by suicide


October 30, 2020

INDEPENDENCE, Kan. (AP) — An Arkansas man who exchanged gunfire with a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, an autopsy has found.

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation said Thursday that the results of the autopsy on 32-year-old Wesley Jordan, of Hot Springs, are consistent with the agency's investigative findings.

Jordan died Friday in rural Montgomery County after a pursuit. The incident began when a robbery at gunpoint was reported at the Regal Inn in Coffeyville.

When Kansas Highway Patrol troopers tried to stop the suspects' vehicle in Independence, a...

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