A Kansas police officer was in critical condition and a 56-year-old high school basketball coach was hospitalized with gunshot wounds on Friday after an argument broke out in a small town northwest of Wichita.
A 40-year-old suspect was reportedly taken into custody more than three hours after the shooting after barricading himself in a nearby home. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation identified the suspect as Adam Hrabik.
None of the injured men were identified.
The Lyons, Kan. Incident began around 3:40 p.m. local time when a man mowing a lawn in front of a house was approached by another man with a gun, the Wichita Eagle reported.
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At one point, the suspect shot the trainer and the police officer and then went to his house. According to the newspaper, the officer had fired a few shots.
The policeman was taken to a local hospital in a private vehicle by two private individuals who witnessed the shooting, and later taken to a hospital in Wichita, Wichita-based KWCH-TV reported.
When more police officers arrived at the scene – including officers in tactical gear who arrived in at least one armored vehicle – they found the bus and took it to a local hospital. He was also taken to a Wichita hospital, the Eagle report said.
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The police convinced the suspect to surrender around 7:10 p.m.
Lyon, with a population of approximately 3,700, is the seat of Rice County and is approximately 87 miles from Wichita.