Units responding for shooting in Bristol

At about 11:29 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to the area of Highway 45 and 50 for a shooting.

Per dispatch transmissions: Sheriff’s deputies were on the scene with a homicide suspect. Suspect is the shooting victim. A KCSD K9 also injured. K9 is being transported to a nearby veterinary office.

UPDATE 11:35 a.m. — Dispatch reports Chicago Police Department detectives coming to the scene. Suspect being transported to a local hospital.

UPDATE 12:11 p.m. — Back from a quick look at the scene: Multiple KCSD squads and personnel on the scene. Access to the Benson Corners gas station blocked off.

UPDATE 2:33 p.m.– The following news release has been issued by KCSD:

Thursday, October 21st, 2021, at about 11:16 am KSD deputies were dispatched to the Benson Corners gas station (19942-75th Street) located at the corner of STH 50 at US 45 in an attempt to locate a stolen vehicle that was involved in a homicide out of Chicago.  Deputies located the vehicle and attempted to make contact with the operator and sole occupant of the vehicle.  A high-risk traffic stop was conducted, and the suspect fled from the vehicle.  A KSD K9 was on the scene and was deployed.  While attempting to apprehend the suspect, our K9 was shot by the suspect.  KSD deputies shot the suspect and immediately rendered first aid and he was transported to an area hospital for his injuries.  The identity of the male white suspect is not being released at this time.


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