The Kansas City Star is reporting that Johnson County jurors returned the guilty verdict Friday in the third trial of 27-year-old Kimberly Hudson of Overland Park. Two previous juries could not reach a verdict in the case.
Two police officers said the April 2007 shooting happened after Hudson walked toward one of them with a butcher knife. Hudson says she never go off her bed and was no threat to police.
Hudson has filed a federal lawsuit over the shooting that left her with a fractured wrist and a bullet wound through her torso. Her lawsuit names the two officers, the police chief and the city of Olathe. It seeks unspecified damages.
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