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Deputy wounds fleeing motorist after carjacking attempt


January 23, 2020

DIGHTON, Kan. (AP) — A western Kansas sheriff's deputy shot and wounded a fleeing motorist after he attempted to carjack another vehicle when two of his tires were flattened, authorities say.

A Ness County Sheriff's deputy attempted to stop the motorist Tuesday morning east of Ness City because he was driving a pickup truck that matched the description of one used in an armed robbery of a Dollar General store about 30 miles (48.28 kilometers) away in Dighton, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation says in a news release.

The driver was identified Wednesday as Timothy Kellebrew, 42, of Ashlan...

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