- Associated Press - Monday, September 1, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Kansas City police have released the identity of a man killed by police officers after they say he fired several rounds at them before being fatally wounded.

The Kansas City Star (https://bit.ly/1u9dpUT ) reports 28-year-old Eugene Turner was killed just before 5 a.m. Sunday after officers responded to a call about a suspicious person with a gun.

Police issued a statement on Sunday saying Turner was walking the streets carrying a gun for unknown reasons.

Ambulance workers declared Turner dead, and police recovered a handgun nearby. The two officers involved in the shooting were placed on paid administrative leave.

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Information from: The Kansas City Star, https://www.kcstar.com

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