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Kansas undersheriff charged in fatal beanbag shooting


September 6, 2018

MEDICINE LODGE, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas undersheriff who fatally shot a man with a beanbag round last year was charged Wednesday with involuntary manslaughter.

Kansas Bureau of Investigation agents on Wednesday arrested Barber County Undersheriff Virgil "Dusty" Brewer, 60, at the Barber County Courthouse. He was charged by the Kansas Attorney General's office in the Oct. 6, 2017 death of Steven Myers, 42, of Sun City.

Brewer's bond was set at $15,000 and his first appearance is scheduled for Friday, Attorney General Derek Schmidt said in a news release. His bond requires him to avoid engagin...

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