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Kansas City police identify man killed by officers after he fired several shots at them


KANSAS CITY, Missouri — Kansas City police have released the identity of a man killed by police officers after they say he fired several rounds at them before being fatally wounded.

The Kansas City Star ( ) reports 28-year-old Eugene Turner was killed just before 5 a.m. Sunday after officers responded to a call about a suspicious person with a gun.

Police issued a statement on Sunday saying Turner was walking the streets carrying a gun for unknown reasons.

Ambulance workers declared Turner dead, and police recovered a handgun nearby. The two officers involved in the shooting were placed on paid administrative leave.

Information from: The Kansas City Star,

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