Lenexa police: Man killed in shootout with officers at hotel

Crime

Lenexa hotel shooting (Courtesy: WDAF)

LENEXA, Kan. (AP) — Police in suburban Kansas City, Kansas, say a man has been killed in an early-morning shootout with officers at a Lenexa hotel.

Police say the shooting happened shortly after 5 a.m. Tuesday, when officers were called to the Extended Stay America hotel for reports of a man and woman arguing loudly in one of the rooms.

Police say arriving officers went to the room to question the people inside when gunfire erupted.

Police say a man fired at the officers, who also fired their weapons at the man. Police say the man was later declared dead at the scene.

The officers were not injured. Police have not released the names of the man killed or the officers involved.

The latest news straight to your Inbox: Click here to sign up for the KSN Daily News Digest

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Download the KSN News App and stay up-to-date wherever you are. You can even watch KSN News live for free!
Click here to get the app
Get it in the App store
Get it in the Google Play store

KSN Storm Track 3 Weather

Trending Stories