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Kansas City Officer Returns Fire On Armed Man At Grocery

May 25, 2010  | 


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A suburban Kansas City officer shot and killed an armed man in the parking lot of a Leavenworth grocery store after he pointed a handgun at two people and fired multiple shots at the officer, the Kansas City Star reports.

The Leavenworth officer, a 26-year veteran, is on administrative duty as part of protocol while the department investigates its first officer-involved shooting since 1995.

Reginald Jones, 42, opened fire on the officer who was responding to the incident. The officer then fired two .40-caliber rounds from his sidearm. One round blew out a tire of a parked trailer. The second struck Jones.

A PoliceMag.com reader has identified the officer (see comment below) as Steve Traglio.

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Tags: Officer Involved Shootings, Deadly Force


Comments (3)

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sogteama1 @ 5/25/2010 6:18 PM

The officer who was involved in the shooting is Steve Traglio and he is a 25 year veteran of the Leavenworth PD, not some damned hotdog like the press seems to think and he is a damn good officer.

c4791p @ 5/26/2010 8:47 AM

Not a hotdog if he only fires two rounds while under fire.

chris @ 11/30/2012 8:10 PM

Steve is a great officer, a war veteran and a good friend. God bless him and his family

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