Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Chanute

KANSAS – According to the police officials, this unfortunate incident occurred right after 8 p.m. Friday.

It happened in the area of 4th St. and Evergreen Ave.

Authorities responded to a report of a suspicious person who was looking into vehicle windows.

The responding officers located a 28-year-old suspect.

Whey they tried to make a contact, the suspect pulled a weapon from a holster and pointed it at the officer.

The officer fired a shot and hit the suspect in the head.

His name is Brandon Lee Schlichting and he was taken to a hospital.

Unfortunately, he was later pronounced dead.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.