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Man who exchanged gunfire with Hutchinson police sentenced


August 27, 2021

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — A Hutchinson man who exchanged gunfire with police after a long standoff has been sentenced to more than 50 years in prison.

Brendan Jones was sentenced Thursday after agreeing to plead guilty to eight counts of attempted first-degree murder and seven other charges. He was sentenced to 54.4 years in prison, The Hutchinson News reported.

The standoff at a Hutchinson home occurred on June 20, 2019, as officers were investigating Jones as a suspect in an earlier shooting that injured another man.

After a more than five-hour standoff, Jones said he would surrender but...

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