Nashville man killed in shootout with Kansas police


LENEXA, Kan. (AP) – Police in the Kansas City suburb of Lenexa, Kansas, say a 34-year-old man from Tennessee died in a shootout with police at a hotel.

Lenexa police spokesman Danny Chavez said 34-year-old Darren Dejuan Chandler, who was from the Nashville area, died in the shooting at the Extended Stay America hotel early Tuesday.

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Police were called after receiving several calls about a man and woman fighting inside a hotel room.

Police say officers were trying to contact the people involved when they encountered Chandler, who they said had a gun.

Two officers exchanged shots with Chandler, who died at the scene. No officers were injured.


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