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Three officers shot in Kansas City, Missouri after exchange with armed suspect

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Posted at 12:35 PM, Jul 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-15 15:38:06-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KGTV) -- Three officers were shot in Kansas City, Missouri during a confrontation Sunday afternoon, according to police.

The shooting happened around 12 p.m. as officers were conducting an investigation on the east side of the city.

Three officers were hit by gunfire. The suspect was able to escape in a vehicle.

A short while later, the suspect was seen coming out of a home. After more gunfire was exchanged, the suspect was shot and taken into custody, where he later died.

Kansas City Police tweeted that the third officer is in stable condition as of Sunday afternoon. The other two officers were taken to the hospital and are expected to survive.