KBI: suspect kills himself after shootout with deputies

CHEROKEE COUNTY, Kan. - Authorities say a man, suspected of pointing firearms at residents, is dead after a shootout with police.

The KBI released an update this afternoon about the shooting, saying the deceased driver was identified as Phillip A. Doerr, 28, of Falls City, Nebraska. The KBI says Doerr died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

Suspect deceased in Cherokee County after firing at officers

Cherokee County Sheriff vehicle has bullet holes after a shooting on Jan. 16, 2023 (KOAM Image)

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