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Two Kansas police officers shot near courthouse, report says

Two Wyandotte County Sheriff’s Office deputies were shot in the vicinity of a courthouse on Friday, a report stated.

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Two Kansas police officers were shot in the vicinity of a courthouse on Friday, local reports say.

Still working to learn more about what happened this morning in the center of KCK, but it is clear that an already emotional scene. pic.twitter.com/54Owh66yKh

— Sam Hartle (@Sam_Hartle) June 15, 2018

The incident occurred while the two Wyandotte County Sheriff’s deputies did transport in the vicinity of the courthouse in Kansas City, Kansas.

Their conditions were not immediately known, FOX4KC reported. Sources told FOX4 that one of the deputies had critical injuries.

Work with major incident in the 800 block of North 7th, details are unclear at this time.

— Terry Zeigler (@KCKPDChief) June 15, 2018

Kansas City Police Chief Terry Zeigler tweeted that officers were “working on a large incident in the 800 block of North 7th, details are unclear at this time.”

The Kansas Capitol Police tweeted that their prayers deputies who were shot.

“Sending prayers to the officers, the families and the Wyandotte SO,” the agency said.

The sending of the prayers of the people, the families and the Wyandotte SO ? https://t.co/gbt717Dusw

Kansas Capitol Police (@KSCapitolPolice) June 15, 2018

The St. Louis Drug Enforcement Administration office also tweeted their thoughts and prayers to the deputies and their families.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with these delegates and their families, and to all our brothers and sisters with the Wyandotte County [KS] Sheriff’s Office,” the DEA’s office tweeted.

Our thoughts and prayers are with these delegates and their families, and to all our brothers and sisters with the Wyandotte County (KS) Sheriff’s Office. https://t.co/c4xQwJyDDI

— DEAStLouis (@DEASTLOUISDiv) June 15, 2018

This is a development of the story. Come back regularly for updates.

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