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December 17, 2012
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Candles accumulate for fallen officers who were fatally shot as they investigated a suspicious vehicle, at a police memorial outside the law enforcement center in Topeka, Kan., Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. A suspect in the killings is dead after a nearly two-hour armed standoff, authorities said Monday.

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Kansas Bureau of Investigation agents confer outside a Topeka, Kan., home where a man suspected of fatally shooting two police officers was himself fatally shot by law enforcement officers, after a nearly two-hour armed standoff Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, in Topeka. The man was in the home; the KBI attempted to negotiate with him, but the talks failed. The Shawnee County sheriff’s office, which is leading the investigation, said the man emerged from the home with a gun and officers opened fire.

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Firefighters clean up the scene outside a grocery store where two police officers were fatally shot as they investigated a suspicious vehicle, in Topeka, Kan., Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. A suspect in the killings is dead after a nearly two-hour armed standoff, authorities said Monday.

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Evidence markers are seen outside a home where a man suspected of fatally shooting two police officers was himself fatally shot by law enforcement officers, Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, in Topeka, Kan. Authorities, acting on a tip, surrounded the home and after negotiations failed, fired tear gas inside. Authorities said the man emerged from the hom with a gun and officers opened fire.

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Law enforcement officers gather evidence at a Topeka home where a man suspected of fatally shooting two police officers had stayed after the crimes, in Topeka, Kan., Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. A suspect in the killings is dead after a nearly two-hour armed standoff, authorities said Monday.

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Topeka Police Chief Ron Miller sits through a news conference with his badge memorializing two fallen officers in Topeka, Kan., Monday, Dec. 17, 2012.

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Investigators talks while standing across the street from a house where a man suspected of fatally shooting two police officers had stayed after the crimes, in Topeka, Kan., Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation identified the man who opened fire on Topeka police Cpl. David Gogian, 50, and Officer Jeff Atherly, 29, on Sunday night as 22-year-old David Tiscareno of Topeka.

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Supporters hold flags during a candlelight vigil for two fallen police officers outside the law enforcement center in Topeka, Kan., Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. A man with a history of theft and weapons convictions gunned down two police officers investigating possible drug activity in a Kansas grocery parking lot, and was later killed after an armed standoff, authorities said Monday.

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A Topeka police officer stands during a candlelight vigil for two fallen officer outside the law enforcement center in Topeka, Kan., Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. A man with a history of theft and weapons convictions gunned down two police officers investigating possible drug activity in a Kansas grocery parking lot, and was later killed after an armed standoff, authorities said Monday.

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Topeka Police Lt. Jack Mackey, left, and Jennifer Walker light candles in honor of two officers killed in the line of duty in Topeka, Kan., Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. A man with a history of theft and weapons convictions gunned down two police officers investigating possible drug activity in a Kansas grocery parking lot, and was later killed after an armed standoff, authorities said Monday.