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Police exchange gunfire with burglary suspect

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    OVERLAND PARK, Kansas (KCTV) — After an exchange of gunfire, a burglary suspect was taken into custody in Overland Park.

At 2 a.m. on Christmas, officers went to the 9200 block of Metcalf Ave. when a commercial burglary alarm went off.

When officers arrived, they did find evidence that a burglary had happened at the business there. Officers then secured the perimeter and searched the area.

During their search, a male suspect tried to run away and officers began running after the suspect.

The suspect then turned and shot at officers just after 4 a.m. The officers did return fire.

The suspect continued to run, but was ultimately caught in a nearby apartment community.

Neither the suspect nor the officers were injured by gunfire.

After briefly being examined at a local hospital, the suspect was taken to the Johnson County Jail to be charged.

No further information is available at this time.

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