16Dec2012

Police Officer Jeffrey Glenn Atherly

Topeka Police Department, Kansas — Police Officer Jeff Atherly and Corporal David Gogian were shot and killed while  checking on a suspicious vehicle in a grocery store parking lot, on the 1400  block of SW Huntoon Street, shortly after 6:00 pm.
Several minutes after  making contact with the multiple subjects in the vehicle one them opened fire,  fatally wounding Officer Atherly and Corporal Gogian. A third officer on the  scene was not wounded. The subject who opened fire fled in the vehicle. He was  located in a home on Third Street where he barricaded himself for several hours.  He was eventually shot and killed after exiting the home while carrying a  firearm.
Officer Atherly had served with the Topeka Police Department for  just under two years. He is survived by his two children.

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