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Deputy shoots, wounds suspect in Wichita during pursuit

January 30, 2019

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a sheriff’s deputy has shot and wounded a suspect after the 50-year-old rammed a patrol vehicle in Wichita.

KSNW-TV reports that the shooting happened Tuesday night after the suspect fled in a pickup truck after a traffic violation. Sedgwick County Sheriff Colonel Brian Pollack says that when truck rammed a police vehicle, one of the deputies on scene fired his weapon, striking the suspect.

The suspect was transported to a hospital with serious injuries. The suspect’s name wasn’t immediately released.


Information from: KSNW-TV.

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