UPDATE, Oct. 2: The suspect is now deceased. He is identified as 65-year-old Carl J. Carrel, a white male from Excelsior Springs.
The Excelsior Springs Police Department requested the Clay County Sheriff's Office investigate an officer-involved shooting with Excelsior Springs Police officers.
The initial investigation indicates two EPSD officers located a suspect they knew to have a warrant for assault on a law enforcement officer at about 5 p.m. Oct. 1 in the parking lot of the Price Chopper located at Kearney and Crown Hill roads in Excelsior Springs. The officers tried to stop the suspect in the parking lot, but he pulled out onto Kearney Road.
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