(FOXNEWS) — A Kansas City, Kan. police officer was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon while responding to a reported drive-by shooting. Authorities arrested two suspects and were searching for a third.
Officials confirmed that Capt. Robert David Melton was pronounced dead at University of Kansas Hospital at 2:55 p.m. local time.
"There's a lot of pain and brokenness in our community and our nation right now, and we just want to ask everyone to be prayerful and thoughtful right now," Mayor Mark Holland of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County said.
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