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5 Topeka officers won't be charged in Oct. 11 shooting

 

November 29, 2018



TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Shawnee County District Attorney Mike Kagay says five Topeka police officers who exchanged gunfire with a man on two separate occasions last month will not face charges.

Kagay also said Wednesday that the man, 23-year-old Trevon Lorenzo Brown, has been charged with 12 crimes.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that on Oct. 11, members of the department's burglary task force encountered Brown, who fired several shots before fleeing. Later that day, Brown again encountered officers, who exchanged gunfire with him.

Kagay says Brown was arrested after being hit twice.

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