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Arrest made in stray-bullet shooting death of Topeka woman


August 13, 2020

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Police have made an arrested in the death of a Topeka woman who was killed by a stray bullet as she stood in her front yard.

The shooting happened late the night of Aug. 5 as Jerrie Lyn Ross, 62, was in her yard.

Tony Reece Dante Baird, 29, was arrested late Tuesday, the Capital-Journal reported. He faces charges of first-degree murder, aggravated assault and the reckless criminal discharge of a firearm at an occupied vehicle.

Police had earlier said they were searching for a suspect seen in video images in the area at the time of the shooting.

Police have said Ross...

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