The apparent suspect in Sunday's deadly shooting of two Topeka, Kan. police officers died Monday morning after an armed standoff at his home, the Topeka Capital-Journal reports:
Law enforcement officers had last named David Edward Tiscareno, 22, of Topeka, as the lead suspect in the shooting. Officers had been stationed outside 304 S.W. Western from 1:30 a.m. to about 7 a.m. on a report that a suspect could be found at the residence. They used loudspeakers and sounded sirens in an to attempt to make contact with the suspect for more than one hour.
Shortly after 6 a.m. Monday, officers deployed gas and shots were fired, the release states. The suspect had a gun and was hit, it says, but the sheriff’s office didn’t immediately know whether the suspect fired his weapon.
After the altercation, a body was seen lying face down outside the home. The body was loaded into an ambulance and taken from the scene.
No one could yet confirm the injured person was Tiscareno.