PressTV-1 officer killed, 3 wounded in separate US shootings

One police officer was killed and three others were wounded in separate shootings in the US states of Massachusetts and Missouri, amid the gun violence and police brutality epidemics in the country.

A gunman being investigated in the killing of a university student from India shot and wounded three Kansas City police officers Sunday before dying in an exchange of gunfire with police, authorities said.

After shooting the two officers, the suspect fled in a vehicle with another person, Kansas City police spokesman Jake Becchina told The Associated Press.

The gunman remained at large until about an hour or so later, when he opened fire at officers from inside a house where he had barricaded himself, police said. A police detective was shot.

About 15 minutes later, the man emerged from the home and again opened fire. Officers fired back, fatally wounding him.

The suspect, whose name has not been released, had been identified as a person of…

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