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The shootings all happened Thursday afternoon.

Moments later, the Wyandotte County sheriff's deputies were shot by one of the inmates.

Wyandotte County Sheriff's Deputy Patrick Rohrer, 35, was killed Friday morning outside the county courthouse annex.

Wyandotte County sheriff's spokeswoman Maj. He'd been with the sheriff's office for seven years. King was a 13-year veteran of the department. The surviving deputy is female. She is in critical condition.

The suspect in the case was shot and was in surgery at KU Hospital, according to officials.

"Both incidents unfolded protecting other citizens", Smith said.

The shooting is under investigation. "The prayers of all of Kansas lift up the deputy killed today, the deputy still fighting for life, their families and friends, and their fellow men and women in law enforcement who keep our communities safe each and every day".

The deputies, who have not been identified, were transporting the inmate to the Wyandotte County courthouse located at 710 N Seventh Street when the attack occurred.

It is unclear whether one of the deputies shot the suspect or whether a third deputy stepped in to shoot the suspect.

Bailiff said the inmate was being taken across the street from the jail, to the services building, for a court hearing.

Additional information was not released.

He said law enforcement officers were doing their jobs and investigating even as they dealt with violence against two of their own. The department is leading the investigation.

A juvenile was also shot, Birch said, and taken to a hospital.

The authorities are not looking for any other suspects in connection to the incident. Bailiff said that, from all indications, all proper procedures were followed, but they will be reviewed.

Police in Kansas City are in a standoff in a neighborhood with a woman wielding a sword. All three were transported to the University of Kansas Hospital.

Two Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office deputies and a suspect were shot outside the county courthouse, leading to the death of one deputy.

The shooting happened at around 11:40 a.m. Friday. The suspect's condition was unknown Saturday.

Details of what led to the shooting have not been released.


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