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Missouri deputy faces charges for shooting woman in back


October 10, 2019

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Jackson County sheriff's deputy has been charged with assault for shooting a woman in the back.

The Kansas City Star reports 29-year-old Deputy Lauren Michael was charged Wednesday with first-degree assault and armed criminal action.

The newspaper reports that the shooting occurred Aug. 8 in Kansas City when Michael tried to stop a man and a woman riding a scooter on the wrong side of the street.

The female rider fled. Michael caught up to the woman and shot her in the back.

Michael has said the woman tried to use the deputy's stun gun on her. Investigators quest...

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