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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 Theresa King was shot as she and Deputy Sheriff Patrick Rohrer transported an inmate from the Wyandotte County Jail to the court service building for a hearing. The inmate shot both Deputy King and Deputy Rohrer. Both deputies were taken to the hospital where Deputy Rohrer succumbed to his injuries on June 15th and Deputy King succumbed to her injuries on June 16th. The inmate was also wounded during the shooting. Deputy King is the 31st law enforcement officer to be shot and killed this year and the second officer fatality from the state of Kansas in 2018.