The suspect opened hearth on two officers who have been trying to conduct a welfare examine on the residence within the southern a part of town round 10:15 p.m. native time, Wichita Police Capt. Wendell Nicholson instructed reporters in a late-night briefing.
The officer was rushed to a hospital.
The suspect continued to fireplace as extra officers arrived and was killed in a shootout.
The officers have been trying to examine on a girl who was inside the house together with one other lady on the time of the capturing, Nicholson mentioned with out going into additional element.
Neither the slain officer nor the suspect has been recognized by police.
There have been no stories of another officers being shot.