One dead in officer-involved shooting

Photo Courtesy: Ladd Wendelin/The Oberlin Herald
Photo Courtesy: Ladd Wendelin/The Oberlin Herald

OBERLIN, Kansas – One person is dead after an officer-involved shooting.

It happened in Oberlin Monday evening after police were called to a home for a criminal investigation.

When Oberlin police and the Kansas Highway Patrol arrived, they say a suspect began to run.

Shots were fired at the officer in the 700 block of East Commericial.

Officers returned fire killing the suspect.

The Oberlin Police Department, Decatur County Sheriff’s Office, the Kansas Highway Patrol, and the Kansas Bureau of Investigation are working the case provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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