PITTSBURG, Kan. (KSNT) – An armed suspect died in a shooting with Pittsburg police after a Thursday night car chase on the Kansas state line.
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation identified the suspect as Jeremy Pelican, 34, of Pittsburg.
An officer tried to stop a vehicle just before midnight around Quincy and Joplin Street after it failed to yield. The car sped away toward the Kansas-Missouri border, according to Pittsburg police.
The car stopped at the intersection of South 270th Street and East 540th Avenue, and Pelican stepped out with a gun. Police did not specify if he fired shots, but officers shot and injured him.
Pelican was taken to a local hospital, and later died.
The officer involved was not injured, and the case has been turned over to the Kansas Bureau of Investigation.