Blue Springs police officers thought they were looking for a burglar early Wednesday in the 1500 block of Southwest 20th Street. When a 16-year-old boy confronted them with a knife, they fired, investigators said. The boy died. Investigators found a note inside the boy’s home that referred to the confrontation with police as a suicide attempt, the Missouri Highway Patrol said.
Blue Springs police officers thought they were looking for a burglar early Wednesday in the 1500 block of Southwest 20th Street. When a 16-year-old boy confronted them with a knife, they fired, investigators said. The boy died. Investigators found a note inside the boy’s home that referred to the confrontation with police as a suicide attempt, the Missouri Highway Patrol said. Robert Cronkleton bcronkleton@kcstar.com
Blue Springs police officers thought they were looking for a burglar early Wednesday in the 1500 block of Southwest 20th Street. When a 16-year-old boy confronted them with a knife, they fired, investigators said. The boy died. Investigators found a note inside the boy’s home that referred to the confrontation with police as a suicide attempt, the Missouri Highway Patrol said. Robert Cronkleton bcronkleton@kcstar.com

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