Kansas shooting leaves two police officers dead


At least two police officers were shot outside a grocery store in Kansas while responding to a report of a suspicious vehicle and died later at a hospital, US authorities said on Monday.
Topeka Police Chief Ronald Miller called the shootings of Cpl. David Gogian and Officer Jeff Atherly “unspeakable.” He said both Gogian, 50, and Atherly, 29, were shot in the head by a gunman who opened fire on them within minutes of their arrival to investigate the vehicle on late Sunday.
Police said they are searching for a 22-year-old man believed to have been the one who fired on the officers. He remained at large Sunday night.
A third officer was at the scene when the shooting happened, but was not injured.
Miller said there was more than one person in the vehicle that police were investigating. Officers later found the vehicle outside a house about 10 blocks from the grocery store, but when they searched the home they didn’t find the shooting suspect.
On Friday, at least 28 people including 20 minor students were killed in US school shooting.