Kalun Purucker Killed by Kansas Bureau of Investigation, Kansas Highway Patrol

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Category: Police - State
Old Crime Scene Address:
Cherokee Dr. and Choctaw Avenue
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Police were looking for a man wanted in a KBI case and who had warrants for his arrest. The man got into a vehicle and the KBI agents and a Kansas trooper made a traffic stop at around 3:55 p.m. The driver stopped, and as they approached the car, the officers were fired upon. Two KBI agents and a KHP trooper returned gunfire hitting two men in the vehicle. Kalun Purucker was killed.

Agency: Kansas Bureau of Investigation, Kansas Highway Patrol

Motive: Warrant (arrest)

Confrontation Type: Other Non-Violent Offense

Service Call: No

Body Camera: No

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Kalun Purucker

Death Date: October 9, 2020

County: Saline

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Male

Age: 29

Race: White

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Car

Washington Post Database ID: 6216

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