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Man booked after Wichita officer shoots at him during chase


November 29, 2018

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police say a 33-year-old man was jailed after a police pursuit and shooting in east Wichita.

The Wichita Eagle reports the shooting occurred Tuesday when a motorcycle officer tried to stop a speeding vehicle. Cpt. Brent Allred said the driver didn't stop, prompting a chase.

Allred said the driver, Brandon Hanafin, eventually drove toward the officer and got within about 6 feet of hitting him.

Allred said the officer was in a private driveway and had nowhere to go, so he fired two shots at Hanafin, who wasn't hit.

Hanafin eventually fled the vehicle on foot and was cap...

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