Officers with the Wichita (KS) Police Department who came under fire from a 56-year-old gunman on Thursday morning returned fire, fatally wounding the man.

According to the Wichita Eagle, police were called after reports of an explosion at a local apartment complex in the very early hours of the morning. When officers arrived at the scene, gunshots could be heard.

SWAT was called and a standoff ensued. Several hours later the man reportedly opened fire on police and at least two officers returned fire.

The gunman's name has not yet been released.

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