Kansas Sheriff’s Deputy Fatally Shot

Kaitlyn Alanis And Jason Tidd
SEDGWICK COUNTY, Kansas — A 12-year veteran of the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office was shot and killed Sunday in western Sedgwick County.
Robert Kunze was shot while responding to a suspicious character call, Sedgwick County Sheriff Jeff Easter said during a Sunday evening news conference. A second person, the suspect, was also killed.
“Tragedy has struck the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office,” Easter said. “A family member of ours has been killed in the line of duty.”
Kunze was called at around 1:18 p.m. to the area of North 295th Street West and West 21st Street, just north of Garden Plain and about 20 miles west of downtown Wichita.
When Kunze arrived at about 1:42 p.m. Sunday, he saw a person w…

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