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Undersheriff who was shot returns to Kansas home


STERLING, Kan. (AP) — A central Kansas undersheriff is out of the hospital after being shot Monday by a man who also shot a sheriff and then killed his father before killing himself.

Rice County Sheriff Bryant Evans said Undersheriff Chad Murphy was released Friday from a Wichita hospital. He returned to Sterling with a police escort as crowds lined the streets to cheer him.

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says Murphy was shot Monday while trying to stop a car driven by 37-year-old David Madden in Sterling.

Sheriff Evans was shot in the leg during a later standoff at Madden's father's...

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