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Man killed in police shooting in Wamego identified

February 28, 2018

WAMEGO, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have identified a 25-year-old man who was killed during gun battle with law enforcement officers in Wamego.

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says Ethan Straub, of Wamego, died in the shooting Monday evening during a confrontation with several law agencies.

Officers were responding to a report of an armed carjacking and saw the suspect riding a bicycle while holding a gun.

Officers tried to make contact with the man as he tried to steal another vehicle. Straub and officers from local, county and state agencies exchanged gunfire. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

No officers were injured.

The KBI continues to investigate the shooting.

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