Police officer fatally shoots carjacking suspect in Kansas City, MO

May 28, 2019 - 6:34 am

Police in Kansas City, Missouri say a suspect broke loose multiple times and tried to flee before an officer shot him to death.

The suspect, identified as 30-year-old Terrance Bridges, was believed to have been involved in an armed auto theft in the 7000 block of Bellefontaine Avenue. 

Police told the Kansas City Star the armed man had forced his way into a home and took a vehicle. While officers were at the home, the man returned.

The man fled when police tried to arrest him, but an officer caught up with him just south of the home. The man struggled, and the officer fired his gun.

The suspect received first aid and was taken to a hospital by ambulance where he died. The officer was not injured.

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