Off-duty Wyandotte County deputy killed in domestic dispute

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A Wyandotte County deputy was found shot and killed on Saturday night.

First responders went to the scene at N. 76 Street. and Longwood Ave. at 7:51 p.m.

Investigators say the victim was killed in a domestic dispute in his home. First responders found him with a gunshot wound. He was off duty at the time.

Officers took someone in for questioning, but investigators haven’t said who that person was or if they also lived at that home.

A viewer described the scene to FOX4 counting at least 10 police and fire vehicles.

Last summer, two Wyandotte County deputies were killed in the line of duty while transferring an inmate. Hundreds gathered Thursday morning at Children’s Mercy Park to honor them.

This is an ongoing story and FOX4 will update this story as more information is available.



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