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Police identify man fatally shot by officer after he allegedly robbed Shawnee gas station

Posted on AllSides February 20th, 2024
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Police have identified the man who died Sunday after he was shot by an officer for allegedly robbing a Shawnee gas station at gunpoint. Brett Smiley, 43, died Sunday after an officer shot him at a QuikTrip in the 20600 block of Shawnee Mission Parkway, according to a post the Shawnee Police Department made on X. “Any loss of life in our city is tragic,” the police department said. “We are grateful that no bystanders, employees, or officers were injured in this incident.” Officers responded to a robbery at the...

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