February 13, 2016

Sheriff’s deputy involved in shooting near Gardner

A Johnson County Sheriff’s Deputy was involved in a shooting near Gardner on Friday night.

The deputy responded to a report of an erratic driver at 151st Street and Edgerton Road around 7 p.m. on Oct. 22. The deputy attempted to stop the driver of the vehicle, however, the driver fled.

The deputy did not chase, however a second deputy discovered the same vehicle near 151st and Moonlight Road. An altercation occurred. The deputy shot at the suspect.

Both the deputy and the suspect were transported to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.

— Danedri Thompson

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