- Associated Press - Thursday, January 7, 2016

SHAWNEE, Kan. (AP) - Two men have been arrested in suburban Kansas City after shots were fired at an officer in an unmarked vehicle.

Shawnee police said in a news release that no one was hurt in Wednesday night’s shooting. The shooting happened while an officer who was conducting surveillance followed a vehicle from Lenexa to nearby Shawnee.

The news release said the Lenexa officer tried to arrange for a marked police vehicle to intercept the suspect vehicle. But before that could happen, two people in the suspect vehicle are accused of shooting at the officer.

Police said several police officers responded, and the suspect vehicle was disabled with a tire-deflation device. The two suspects are jailed in Johnson County.


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide