KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The US Marshals shot and killed a Kansas fugitive in Kansas City, Missouri, Wednesday afternoon.
The shooting happened shortly before 3 p.m. near East 35th Street and Bellefontaine Avenue.
The US Marshal’s Service confirmed the shooting and said agents were looking for a federal fugitive at the time of the shooting.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol said the suspect pointed a weapon towards officers. A US Marshals officer shot one round and the suspect was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Sgt. Bill Lowe with the patrol.
The suspect has been identified as 40-year-old Joshua Bailes, of Kansas.
No officers were injured during the incident.
The Kansas City Police Department also responded to the area following the shooting. The department said it is working to provide additional information about the incident.
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