One Suspect Dies in Shootout With KCK Police

By: AP
By: AP

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) _ A Kansas City, Kan., police stop turned into a shootout, ending in the fatal shooting of one of three people pulled over.

Kansas City police say 27-year-old Ricky Gatewood of Kansas City died after the Monday shooting.

Several police officers opened fire on the stopped vehicle after one suspect, who was wanted for a probation violation, jumped from the car and began shooting.

Police say Gatewood died on the way to a hospital and two others in the car suffered serious injuries.

No police officers were injured.

Police say they were pursuing Gatewood for allegedly violating his probation on charges of aggravated assault and robbery.

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