Inmate Shot Dead 2 Kansas Deputies Escorting Him To Court: Authorities

2 deputies killed in Kansas City Kansas

The inmate, whose name was not immediately released, shot Wyandotte county deputies Theresa King and Patrick Rohrer on Friday in a gated area behind the county courthouse. Patrick Rohrer, 35, died first and Theresa King died at 12:20 a.m. Saturday, the sheriff's office said.

Rohrer had been with the department for seven years and had moved to the court transport division in January.

The Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office said the Kansas City Police Department is investigating the incident and the accompanying surveillance footage.

The inmate was also shot and underwent surgery on Friday.

Kansas City police have fatally shot a woman who barricaded herself in a shed after she was seen outside with a sword.

"These were two bright and intelligent, wonderful personalities", Bailiff said of her fallen colleagues. Investigators said the inmate may have grabbed a weapon from one of the deputies during a struggle late Friday morning. Both of them were parents, according to authorities.

King, who served the Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office for 13 years, leaves behind three children.

Taxi crashes into pedestrians on Moscow sidewalk; 8 injured, driver detained
Emergency services raced to the scene this afternoon after the driver "lost control of the vehicle", Moscow Police have said. Eight people, two of them Mexican, have been injured after a taxi mounted the pavement close to Red Square in Moscow .

Bailiff said the inmate was being taken across the street from the jail, to the services building, for a court hearing. "Praying for Wyandotte County!" the Kansas City Kansas Police department wrote on Facebook following King's passing. "It's a tremendous, great loss to our agency".

Bailiff said a credit union fund will be set up soon for people to donate to help the families of the slain deputies, and that information will be provided publicly later.

Lyon County Undersheriff John Koelsch says inmate transfer situations carry an inherent danger.

Authorities have identified the Wyandotte County sheriff's deputy who died Friday after he and another deputy were shot while transporting an inmate.

Kansas City Police Det.

"It seems like Wyandotte County has really been hit hard recently", Bailiff told reporters.

Wyandotte County sheriff's spokeswoman Maj. "It's also a time for us to bond together as a community, and I think we begin that by being at the candlelight vigil". "Go home and hug your family members because you never know what tomorrow will bring".

Related News:



Most liked

Russian views of their World Cup team go from shame to pride
The Green Falcons had a hard time in what was their first match at a World Cup finals since 2006, particularly in defence. But for her and other female Saudi Arabian football fans, the sport has come to symbolise far more than just winning.

Portugal, Spain good to go, says Onigbinde
Portugal loudly complained Costa had fouled Pepe, and replays showed there was contact by the Spaniard's arm with Pepe's body. Ronaldo made a nice stepover move to get past Fernandez, his Real Madrid teammate, and was fouled at the edge of the area.

Trump protests as his former campaign chief is jailed for witness tampering
Kilimnik, whom Mueller's office says has ties to Russian intelligence, could not be reached for comment. He has pleaded not guilty to all charges against him, which also include obstruction of justice.

Trump claims he has 'largely solved' N Korea problem
Who knows what would have happened? I should have never inherited that. "I have solved that problem". I said I'd like to halt it, because it's bad to be negotiating and doing it. "It's possible.

N.Korea Wants to Separate Denuclearization and Verification
There is no doubt that one of the goals of the USA military stationed in South Korea is to deter provocation from the North. Any reduction in tensions on its doorstep is welcome for China, which accounts for around 90 percent of Pyongyang's trade.

Microsoft announces design updates to its 'Office' suite
This Fluent update brings a simplified ribbon to Office that contains new icons and colors that make it easy to use while working. Microsoft will monitor the usage of these new features and will listen to feedback from users.

Kylian Mbappe breaks silence on injury scare ahead of World Cup
The 4-2-2-2 formation allows Deschamps to start with Griezmann and Giroud up top with the risky Mbappe and Dembele on the wings. He is on a short-term contract to replace of Ange Postecoglou, who quit after guiding the Australians through Asian qualifying.

McDonald's to test plastic-straw alternatives in US later this year
Transcend Packaging in Wales, and Huhtamaki in Belfast, will supply the straws for all 1,361 McDonald's restaurants. Only 1% are recycled, largely because they are made of a mixture of polypropylene and polystyrene.

'Anthony Martial wants to leave Manchester United'
Arsenal target Anthony Martial has told Manchester United that he wants to leave the club this summer, according to his agent. If Mourinho does still think that Martial has the potential touted in 2015, he does little to show it publicly.

Child migrants abused by French border guards, Oxfam claims
He has accused charities of working with human traffickers but said Italy would not stop rescuing migrant boats itself. It added that Italy was waiting for French to take action to "heal the situation that has been created".

Shawwal moon not sighted, Eid-ul-Fitr in Pakistan on Saturday
Eid ul-Fitr celebrates the conclusion of a period of intense fasting from dawn to dusk. Muslims also honour Eid by giving to charity and this is referred to as Zakat al-Fitr.

Jason Momoa is very, very wet in new 'Aquaman' pictures
Out of all the new details that surfaced today, the oddest bit is what Nicole Kidman looks like in her costume as Queen Atlanna . The Black Manta helmet looks quite nifty, however, and I like how Wan has found a grounded way for the character to make sense.

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown to remain on Netflix
A general view of the Le Chambard hotel where TV chef Anthony Bourdain was found, in Kaysersberg, France, Friday, June 8, 2018 . Anthony Bourdain's daughter bravely performed at a concert just days after the celebrity chef's suicide .

‘Stranger Things’ Star Millie Bobby Brown, 14, Quits Twitter Amid Cyberbullying
Her latest post on her feed, featuring her Stranger Things family, was shared six days ago on National Best Friends Day. With these fake images, she's being bullied, and her likeness is being used to cause pain to the LGBTQ community.

Griezmann Teases Future Announcement as Pique Welcomes News
Links with Barca date to last summer, too, when they first realised Neymar was leaving for Paris Saint-Germain. The revelation was the end of a transfer saga that lasted over a year.