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Wichita police say officer shot woman after she pointed gun

 

March 31, 2021



WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A woman was shot by a Wichita police officer Wednesday after she pointed a handgun at the officer's partner, authorities said.

Officers were investigating a report of a stolen vehicle at a Red Roof Inn in east Wichita when the confrontation occurred. Officers were talking to the woman near a car when she pulled a handgun and pointed it an officer, police spokesman Capt. Kevin Kochenderfer said.

The officer's partner fired one shot at the woman, hitting her, he said. The woman was taken to a hospital and was expected to survive, KAKE-TV reported. Her name was not rele...



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