Police Shooting

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November 25, 2019 - 7:53 pm
Authorities say police shot and wounded a teenager while investigating a robbery in suburban Kansas City. Police said in a Facebook post that the shooting happened just after midnight Monday in Olathe. Police say officers were conducting a follow up on a previous home burglary in which handguns...
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September 24, 2019 - 6:52 pm
A Lawrence, Kansas, motorist who was shot by police claims in a lawsuit that officers used excessive force and the city doesn't properly train its police. Akira Lewis filed the lawsuit Friday against the city, the police department and its chief, and the two officers involved in the March 2018...
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September 10, 2019 - 8:18 pm
Wichita police say three people are in custody after officers fired shots while pursuing a stolen car. Police spokesman Paul Cruz says when officers tried to arrest people in a stolen Jeep at a McDonald's drive-thru on Tuesday morning, the driver drove toward officers, who fired several rounds. The...
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August 14, 2019 - 7:31 pm
Police have found a woman's body in Arkansas after police fatally shot her estranged husband near a popular shopping area in Kansas City, Kansas. Police in Overland Park, Kansas, said Wednesday that the body of Sylvia Ussery-Pearson, 49, was found Tuesday night in Arkansas Benton County. The...
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August 12, 2019 - 5:59 pm
Kanas authorities say police serving a search warrant fatally shot a man they encountered inside a Chetopa home in Labette County. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation said in news release that the Chetopa Police Department was serving a search warrant at about 12:15 a.m. Monday after receiving a tip...
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July 31, 2019 - 5:52 pm
A man shot by Wichita police in July has been charged with making a criminal threat. Christian Joel Washington, 26, was charged with criminal threat and violating a protection order. Police previously said that Washington displayed "aggressiveness" toward an officer before he was shot. The officer...
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July 01, 2019 - 6:02 pm
A man accused of trying to kill a Manhattan police officer has pleaded no contest to attempted voluntary manslaughter. Mark Harrison, 38, of Manhattan entered the plea Thursday. The charges stem from a standoff with police on Feb. 5, 2018 during which he fired more than 30 times . One of the...
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June 22, 2019 - 7:17 pm
A rookie Sacramento police officer who died during a domestic violence call was ambushed by a gunman and had no chance of surviving after she was shot, police said. The disclosure came late Friday amid criticism that it took police 45 minutes to get to 26-year-old rookie Officer Tara O'Sullivan...
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June 21, 2019 - 8:42 pm
A federal judge has ruled that videos from officers' body cameras do not establish that a suspect reached for a gun before Topeka police shot him to death in September 2017. U.S. District Judge Daniel Crabtree said this week that the video footage was "equivocal, at best" in a ruling that allows...
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May 25, 2019 - 2:18 am
The government has agreed to an alternative to prosecution of a Kansas online gamer whose dispute sparked a hoax call that resulted in police shooting a man who lived at his former Wichita home. U.S. District Judge Eric Melgren approved on Friday the joint motion for deferred prosecution that had...
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