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Police say deputy fatally shot man in Blue Springs standoff


December 8, 2021

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. (AP) — A man suspected of firing gunshots into a suburban Kansas City home before a standoff with police was fatally shot by a Jackson County sheriff's deputy, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said.

The shooting happened Monday night after deputies were called to a rural Blue Springs home, where the occupants reported that a man outside was firing shots into the house. Deputies and a SWAT team arrived and encountered the suspect, the Kansas City Star reported.

Patrol Sgt. Bill Lowe said law enforcement tried to negotiate with the man but that the man rammed his vehicle...

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