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Kansas trooper injured, suspect shot during traffic stop


February 6, 2020

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas Highway Patrol trooper who attempted to arrest a male driver during a traffic stop Wednesday was dragged by the fleeing car before firing multiple shots at the subject, authorities said.

Both were transported to a local hospital, where the trooper was treated for his injuries and released, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation said in a news release. The condition of the driver was not immediately available.

The trooper conducted a traffic stop on a red Pontiac G6 for a traffic violation shortly before 11 a.m. in the area of 1st and SE Madison streets in Topeka,...

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