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Judge: Wichita officer's shooting vet with PTSD reasonable


December 1, 2017

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the city of Wichita, saying police officers' actions in the fatal shooting of an Iraq veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder were reasonable.

Police fatally shot Icarus Randolph, 26, in front of his family in 2014 when he came toward officers with a knife and after a Taser didn't stop him. Family members said they were trying to get Randolph taken to a hospital so he could be treated for a mental health crisis, the Wichita Eagle reported .

The family's lawsuit said officers Ryan Snyder and Danny Brown didn't follow proper p...

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