Second deputy dies after Kansas City courthouse shooting

Collage of Deputies Theresa King and Patrick Rohrer killed following shooting

Collage of Deputies Theresa King and Patrick Rohrer killed following shooting

A second sheriff's deputy who was shot Friday near a courthouse in Kansas City died from her injuries early Saturday morning, officials said.

The two Wyandotte County Deputies were shot on Friday at 11:15 a.m.as they were moving detainees from the jail to court hearings.

Earlier Friday Deputy Patrick Rohrer died shortly after the shooting at KU Med from his injuries, authorities said.

In separate news releases from the Kansas City, Kan., Police Department, deputy Theresa King passed away around 2 am Saturday. The suspect was also shot and underwent surgery, but his condition was unkown. Police Officer Zac Blair said authorities were reviewing surveillance video. Video from the scene showed the courthouse surrounded by yellow police tape, several police vehicles parked in the street and numerous uniformed law enforcement officers walking the grounds.

"We continue to pray for our brothers and sister with the Wyandotte County Sheriff's Department as we lose our sister this morning", a Kansas City Police Department statement read. Kansas City Police Capt. Robert Melton, 46, was gunned down while chasing suspects of a drive-by shooting on July 19, 2016.

Bailiff said the deputies were following protocol when the deadly altercation occurred.

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Koelsch says the Lyon County Sheriff's Office studies violent incidents against law enforcement nationwide so staffers can stay as safe as possible.

Two Kansas City officers were shot and killed within less than three months in 2016.

Gov Jeff Colyer was briefed on the incident as he arrived to a congressional forum hosted by the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.

Authorities have identified the Wyandotte County sheriff's deputy who died Friday after he and another deputy were shot while transporting an inmate.

The conditions of the deputies' are unknown.

John Garcia said he was just leaving the courthouse when he heard gunshots, and he and others were quickly told to go back inside.

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