Kansas sheriff's deputy shot, killed in line of duty
Sedgwick County, KS
   
 
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A sheriff's deputy in Kansas was shot and killed in the line of duty on Sunday, investigators said.

Sedgwick County Deputy Robert Kunze III, 41, died Sunday afternoon after responding to a call about a suspicious character, officials said. 

Kunze approached the suspect who was armed with a .40 caliber handgun, KSAL reported. The deputy tried to apprehend the suspect and a struggle ensued, according to the station.

When backup arrived around 1:50 p.m., both Kunze and the suspect had been shot. The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene. Kunze was taken to a hospital where he later died, KSAL reported.


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