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Kansas man wounded in police shooting released from hospital


August 22, 2021

AUGUSTA, Kan. (AP) — A man wounded in a police shooting near Wichita has been booked into jail on probation violations.

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation said in a news release that 49-year-old Barrye Lightner, of Augusta, was taken Sunday night from Wesley Medical Center to the Sedgwick County jail.

He was shot Friday night after Augusta police received a strange 911 call in which no one said anything but didn't hang up. Police tracked the call to a convenience store, where the caller said there was a man inside with felony warrants for his arrest.

The officer entered the store and at...

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