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Prosecutor to re-examine case of man killed by deputy


October 11, 2019

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri prosecutor said her office will re-examine the 2017 fatal shooting of a suspected shoplifter by a Kansas City-area sheriff's deputy after the same deputy was charged with shooting a scooter rider in the back while trying to arrest her.

Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Bake's decision on Thursday — a reversal from a statement her office released a day earlier — comes amid public demands by the dead man's family. In both shootings, Jackson County Sheriff's Deputy Lauren Michael said she fired during struggles over her stun gun.

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