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Man shot by police in Wichita was armed with BB gun


March 21, 2021

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man shot by police multiple times in the parking lot of a Wichita fast-food restaurant was on parole and holding a BB gun when officers confronted him, authorities say.

The Wichita Eagle reports that 34-year-old George Phillips was seriously injured but is expected to survive.

Wichita police Capt. Jason Stephens said at a news conference Friday that police responded Thursday night when a woman called 911 and said that her 37-year-old friend was being threatened by her ex-husband.

"He threatened to kill her and her children and she believed at the time that he was...

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