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Fired white officer indicted in fatal shooting of Kansas man


August 12, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A fired white Kansas police officer has been indicted in the fatal shooting of a black man last year while investigating a domestic dispute, prosecutors announced Monday.

Matthew Harrington, 25, made his first court appearance Monday on one count of involuntary manslaughter in the July 2017 death of 47-year-old Antonio Garcia Jr., said Leavenworth County Prosecutor Todd Thompson. He was released on $50,000 bond.

Harrington was fired in January for what Leavenworth Police Chief Patrick Kitchens said was a violation of the department's use of deadly force policy. At...

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