Kansas City: Kansas City Police on Sunday encountered a gunman in a shoot out after the gunman shot and wounded three police officers. The gunman according to sources was investigated for the killing of Sharath Koppu, a student from Warangal on 4th July.
The police who kept the suspect under surveillance after he shot dead Sharath, warned him to surrender but the gunman, refused to heed and instead started firing injuring three cops. Police left with no option encountered the killer.
The police didnot release the name of the killer who shot dead Sharath, a master’s degree student in the University of Missouri on July 4 during an armed robbery in a Kansas restaurant.
Kansas City Police came with the following posts.
Looking for this suspect in the robbery & murder of 25-y.o. Sharath Kopuu at 5412 Prospect last night. Sharath was from India and is a student at UMKC. $10,000 reward for info leading to charges in this
The initial investigation centered on a person of interest in the robbery and murder of Sharath Koppu at 5412 Prospect
Approximately 12:15pm undercover and tactical officers were conducting an ongoing investigation at 8300 E 40 hwy. They encountered a suspect who fired on officers with a rifle. Two officers were struck and are at the hospital in stable condition.