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Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office
Sheriff Donald Ash
710 N 7th Street
Kansas City, KS 66101
Phone: (913) 573-2861
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Deputy Sheriff Patrick Rohrer was shot and killed as he and Deputy Sheriff Theresa King transported an inmate from the Wyandotte County Jail to the court service building for a hearing. The inmate shot both Deputy Rohrer and Deputy King. Both deputies were taken to the hospital where Deputy Rohrer succumbed to his injuries and Deputy King succumbed to her injuries on June 16th. The inmate was also wounded during the shooting. Deputy Rohrer is the 30th law enforcement officer to be shot and killed this year and the first officer fatality from the state of Kansas in 2018.