Two dead, suspect who fired at officers in custody after standoff at KCK restaurant

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Kansas City, Kansas police say that two people who were inside Edwards Corner Market and Deli are dead Wednesday afternoon following an officer-involved shooting and subsequent standoff. The suspect who initially fired at officers is in custody, he was shot as well, but the extent of his injuries hasn't been revealed.

No officers were injured according to the most recent information from KCKPD.

FOX4's Alana LaFlore reports that a gunfight between two people preceded all of the police activity on Wednesday, the initial news broke just after 3 p.m. When officers arrived at the scene, they saw a dead female inside the restaurant and the suspect shot at them. The officers returned fire and retreated outside, the suspect hid inside the restaurant at 81 N. Mill Street, and the standoff began.

After two hours, of negotiating, the suspect was arrested and hospitalized.

It's unknown at present who the two people inside of the restaurant were, only the one female has been identified in any fashion, the second person hasn't been identified in any way. Both of them died from gunshot wounds, officers continue to investigate.

FOX4 has multiple crews at the scene, we'll have continuous updates throughout Wednesday evening.

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