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Man charged in shooting of Giants draft pick and teammate

 


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — An 18-year-old Kansas man has been charged in the April attack that wounded New York Giants draft pick Corey Ballentine and killed one of his Washburn University teammates, Dwane Simmons.

Francisco Alejandro Mendez was charged Friday with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and five counts of aggravated battery in the April 28 attack, the Shawnee County district attorney's office said in a news release.

Mendez is being held on a $1 million bond. His case doesn't appear yet in online court records, and his attorney, Victoria Chundak-Gallaway, in an unrela...



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