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Kansas law enforcement responds to KCK officer's death on social media

Published: Jul. 19, 2016 at 4:41 PM CDT
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As the death of Kansas City, Kan. Police Capt. Robert "Dave" Melton spreads across the state, law enforcement agencies and officers are offering their condolences on social media.

Kansas City, Kan. Police Chief Terry Zeigler shared the initial information about Melton's situation on Twitter.

About an hour later, we learned Melton was shot at during an armed disturbance Tuesday afternoon. He had arrived on the scene alone.

He was taken to KU Medical Center for treatment, but succumbed to his injuries.

The condolences poured in from there.