The deputy was not identified, but was said to be in his 50s, the Kansas City Star reported.
According to FOX 4 of Kansas City, Mo., authorities took a person in for questioning in connection with the case but would not say who that person was or whether the person lived at the same address. But the report described the case as a domestic dispute.
The deputy worked for the Wyandotte County Sheriff’s Office but the case was being investigated by Kansas City, Kan., police, according to the Star.
No other injuries were reported.
In June 2018, two other Wyandotte County deputies were killed in the line of duty while transferring an inmate.