1 dead in officer-involved shooting in NW Kansas

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OBERLIN, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a person is dead after being shot by law enforcement officers in northwest Kansas.

The shooting occurred Monday in Oberlin, when an officer and a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper were investigating possible criminal activity.

Police say the suspect turned and fired at officers while fleeing. They returned fire, killing the suspect.

Other details have not been released.

KAKE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/Pog5yN ) the Kansas Bureau of Investigation is leading the investigation, with help from Oberlin Police, the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office and the highway patrol.

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Information from: KAKE-TV.

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