Kansas man shot, killed in confrontation with police officer identified

Dylan Walstrom, 28, of Topeka, KS, was shot and killed by a police officer in a struggle over a gun

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has identified the man who was shot and killed by a Topeka police officer during a fight over a weapon.

Dylan Walstrom, 28, of Topeka, died Thursday after he was shot by an officer investigating a car that was blocking an alley in central Topeka, the KBI said.

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Walstrom, who was alone in the car, refused several commands from the officer, the KBI said.

Daniel Walstrom, 28, of Topeka, Kansas was shot and killed after an armed confrontation with a police officer.

Daniel Walstrom, 28, of Topeka, Kansas was shot and killed after an armed confrontation with a police officer.

When he eventually got out of the vehicle, Walstrom was holding a handgun, according to investigators. During the struggle, Walstrom fired once at the officer, who fired several shots in return.

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Walstrom died at the scene. The officer was not injured.

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Police said the vehicle was stolen.