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Western Kansas deputy cleared of wrongdoing in shooting


April 17, 2020

LA CROSSE, Kan. (AP) — A county prosecutor has cleared a western Kansas sheriff's deputy of criminal wrongdoing in the shooting of a fleeing suspect, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation reported Thursday.

The Rush County Attorney will not file charges against a Ness County sheriff's deputy who shot Timothy Kellebrew, 42, of Ashland City, Tennessee, in January.

Investigators say Kellebrew was driving a pickup truck that matched the description of one used in an armed robbery in Dighton when the deputy tried to pull him over. Kellebrew instead fled the stop and was in the midst of an armed...

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