KANSAS – According to the statement, the Missouri State Highway Patrol has identified the suspect in the police shooting as 31-year-old Malcolm Johnson.
Murder, assault and illegal gun possession are all charges that followed Johnson for much of his adult life.
The police officials say he shot a Kansas City police officer at 63rd and Prospect.
Police were looking for Johnson because of an aggravated assault from a week and a half ago.
Johnson allegedly physically assaulted his girlfriend and then shot at her and her family members.