OLATHE, Kan. — One person has died in downtown Olathe after police shooting Saturday evening.
Around 5:40 p.m., Olathe police were conducting a traffic stop near Santa Fe and N. Water streets.
During the course of the traffic stop, a separate and unrelated vehicle arrived on the scene and the driver of the vehicle approached officers with a knife.
Two officers discharged their handguns, shooting the man. The man received medical attention by responding officers, along with the Johnson County Med-Act.
He was pronounced dead at the scene. Nobody else was injured. The involved officers have been placed on administrative leave as a matter of standard procedure.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Olathe PD at 913-971-6950 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.