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October 12, 2019 - 4:51 pm
A man charged in the shooting death of a former Washburn University football player and the wounding of current New York Giants cornerback Corey Ballentine has a new attorney. The Capital-Journal reports that KiAnn Caprice was appointed this week to defend 18-year-old Francisco Mendez, who faces 12...
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September 10, 2019 - 5:53 pm
New York Giants cornerback Corey Ballentine has testified at a preliminary hearing about the fatal shooting of his best friend and former Washburn University teammate. Ballentine testified Monday, a day after making his NFL debut. He was wounded April 27 in Topeka in the shooting that killed Dwane...
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July 13, 2019 - 1:42 pm
An 18-year-old Kansas man has been charged in the April attack that wounded New York Giants draft pick Corey Ballentine and killed one of his Washburn University teammates, Dwane Simmons. Francisco Alejandro Mendez was charged Friday with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and five...
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April 28, 2019 - 2:47 pm
A Washburn University football player was killed in an off-campus shooting early Sunday in Topeka that also wounded a former player. The shooting happened just before 1 AM in the 1400 block of 13th Street in central Topeka. University officials confirmed that 23-year-old Dwane Simmons, a junior on...
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