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Kelli Bailiff said at the press conference. The deadly altercation took place about 11:30 a.m. when the two Wyandotte County sheriff's deputies in Kansas City pulled into the parking lot and were readying to transport inmates to court, said Kelli Bailiff of the sheriff's office. He was being held in Wyandotte County on several criminal charges and has also been charged with murder in Jackson County in a separate case.

"Right when I was walking out, that's when I heard two shots fired", Garcia said.

A second Kansas sheriff's deputy died on Saturday after being shot during a fight with a prisoner who was being taken from jail to court for a hearing in Kansas City, police said. Rohrer, 35, had been with the department for seven years. Rohrer and King were rushed to University of Kansas Medical Center, where both died from their injuries.

Bailiff said the investigation into what happened is continuing, but the officers followed the established protocol for transporting inmates. Police Officer Zac Blair says authorities are reviewing surveillance video.

No other details were released about the suspect, including his condition. He asked for a moment of silence after his speech, according to the Kansas City Star.

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The Fraternal Order of Police in Kansas City, Kansas, said in a statement: 'We are praying for our friends at the Wyandotte County Sheriff's Officer, their families, friends and our entire blue family.

Wyandotte County sheriff's spokeswoman Maj.

The Olathe Police Department, Raymore Police Department in Missouri and the Jackson County Sheriff's Officer in Missouri tweeted similar heartfelt messages. He also is facing charges in the first-degree murder of a 55-year-old woman on December 26, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo.

"We seen an officer shot in the head carried off on a stretcher", Garcia said. Brad Lancaster, who was fatally shot earlier in 2016 near the Kansas Speedway.

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