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Suspect killed, 3 deputies wounded in Kansas firefight

DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) – Authorities say a wanted man was killed and three deputies were wounded this morning in an exchange of gunfire in western Kansas.

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation said in a news release that the sheriff’s office in Clark County tried to stop the suspect at around 9 a.m.

The Ford County Sheriff’s Office joined the pursuit as it wound into Dodge City.

There, the suspect was fatally shot and a woman in the vehicle was critically wounded.

Their names were not released. Two deputies were rushed to a Wichita hospital with injuries that the release described as serious.

The condition of the third deputy was described as good.

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