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Kansas undersheriff recovers after April shooting


LYONS, Kan. (AP) — Two Kansas law enforcement officers were shot in a traffic stop, leaving one fighting for his life.

David Madden shot Rice County Undersheriff Chad Murphy when he stopped Madden for a firearm charge warrant in April near the small town of Sterling, about 70 miles (110 kilometers) northwest of Wichita.

Madden fired four shots at Murphy during the traffic stop.

"All I said was, 'Come on, David. You have a warrant. Let's get this taken care of,' and that is when he rolled out of the vehicle and took the first shot," Murphy told KSN-TV.

Madden also shot Sheriff Bryant Evans...

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