KBI investigating employee death in JCPD parking lot

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JUNCTION CITY — An investigation is underway after a Junction City Police Department employee was involved in an incident Tuesday morning in the department’s parking lot.

The Junction City Police Department requested assistance from the Kansas Bureau of Investigation around 9:30 a.m. to investigate the circumstances of the man’s death which were initially reported by the Junction City Union as a suicide.

According to the KBI at around 9:10 a.m. a Junction City police officer exited the police department and discovered a 58-year-old civilian employee who had suffered a fatal gunshot wound. KBI says there is no evidence that a crime occurred, but a full investigation is being conducted. No threat to the public exists related to the incident.

The employee will be identified once the next of kin have been notified. The investigation is ongoing.

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