Two Kansas City Sheriff's Deputies Dead Following Shooting

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The inmate was also shot during the confrontation in a gated area near the Wyandotte County Courthouse and was taken to a hospital.

Authorities have identified the Wyandotte County sheriff's deputy who died Friday after he and another deputy were shot while transporting an inmate.

Deputy Patrick Rohrer, 35, a seven-year veteran of the agency, died from his injuries. One of the mortally wounded deputies managed to shoot the suspect, who remains hospitalized. Kelli Bailiff said during a news conference Friday at the University of Kansas Hospital. The suspect was also shot and underwent surgery, but his condition was unknown.

"This is a courthouse building, there is video".

"It is very possible that with their own firearm, they were both shot", Wyandotte County sheriff's Maj.

Authorities are not looking for any other suspects in connection to the incident.

Bailiff said investigators do not believe the public is in any danger.

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Zeigler said authorities were withholding the inmate's name until he had been formally charged, which is expected to happen next week.

"We must never forget the risk taken each day by our law enforcement personnel, and we must ever remember that they deserve our utmost respect and support", Alvey said. He asked for a moment of silence after his speech, according to the Kansas City Star.

Wyandotte County sheriff's spokeswoman Maj.

Bailiff said the investigation is now being handled by the police department in Kansas City.

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

The Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office said the Kansas City Police Department is investigating the incident and the accompanying surveillance footage. "Praying for Wyandotte County!" the Kansas City Kansas Police department wrote on Facebook following King's passing.

He referred questions about their conditions to the sheriff's department, which hasn't returned a phone message.