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Citizen group seeks Overland Park police shooting records

 

November 21, 2018



OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — A group of Kansas residents is pushing for a Kansas City suburb to release records regarding how a 911 call to check on a teenager's welfare ended with an officer fatally shooting the teen.

The city of Overland Park has denied most of the records requests by Johnson County citizens group JOCO United over the January shooting of 17-year-old John Albers, the Kansas City Star reported.

The demand for records comes after authorities released dashcam video of the encounter in which an officer fired 13 times into a minivan that Albers was backing out of his family's g...



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