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Jackson County sheriff's deputy shoots suspect after pursuit


October 31, 2018

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — Jackson County authorities say a deputy shot a man who allegedly was involved in several shootings in Independence.

The sheriff's office says the man was shot early Tuesday inside a vehicle that ended up in the front yard of a home after a police pursuit that went into the city of Independence.

Sheriff's deputies began following the vehicle in an unincorporated part of the county.

Independence police spokesman officer John Syme says police identified the vehicle as one involved in several shootings Monday in Independence.

The sheriff's office says the deputy shot...

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