Olathe man re-sentenced for shooting at first responders


March 23, 2018

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — An Olathe man was sentenced for the second time for setting a fire and then shooting at first responders who responded.

The Kansas City Star reports 63-year-old William Outhet Jr. was sentenced Thursday to nearly 14 years in prison for attempted first-degree murder.

Prosecutors say he set his house on fire in February 2013 and fired at firefighters and police officers when they arrived.

No responders were injured and firefighters rescued Outhet after they found him unconscious in the home with a shotgun across his chest.

Outhet was sentenced in 2014 to 15 years and fou...

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