TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A preliminary hearing got underway Thursday for a Topeka firefighter charged with four felony counts, including aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
The charges against Claude Clark stem from a February incident. He also faces one count of aggravated battery, two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and one count of aggravated intimidation of a witness
Shawnee County District Court records show that during Thursday's proceedings, a key witness asserted a fifth amendment privilege to not incriminate oneself. The record shows the state is offering the witness immunity.
The court will take up the issue when the hearing continues August 28th.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.