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Police: Shooting suspect lied about being a bail bondsman

 


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a man who shot and wounded another man outside a Topeka motel falsely claimed that he was a bail bondsman who was attempting to take a suspect into custody.

Topeka police say 36-year-old Durante Dewayne Jones was booked into jail on suspicion of aggravated false impersonation and being in possession of a firearm despite past felony drug and obstruction convictions.

Police initially said that the bondsman fired Monday when the suspect attempted to strike him with a large metal object at the Traveler's Inn. Police described the wounded man's injuries as n...



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