KBI releases name of man shot along the Kansas Turnpike

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has released the name of the shot by troopers Thursday, along the Kansas Turnpike.

The KBI says 40-year-old Dustin S. Schultz-Bergin, of Olathe, was shot after a chase and confrontation with Kansas Highway Patrol Troopers.

According to the KBI, the shooting happened in northern Chase County, north of the Matfield Green rest stop.

Troopers say around 1:25 p.m. they were involved in a chase that started mile marker 95.

KHP troopers from Troops N and ESU were attempting to locate Schultz-Bergin, who is a wanted suspect, when they came into contact with him at the Matfield Green Service Area on I-35. He fled in a black Nissan Altima heading north.

They were able to use "deflation devices" and forced the car to stop at mile marker 107.

Troopers then had a confrontation with Schultz-Bergin, who was armed, and shot him.

He was taken into custody and then taken to a Wichita hospital. According to a KBI press release, he is in critical condition. No officers were hurt.

KHP says it is typical for the KBI to take over investigations when an officer-involved shooting occurs.