Parole Denied To Man In 1985 Police Shooting

By: WIBW (Kion Hudson)
By: WIBW (Kion Hudson)

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- Parole has been denied to a man who shot and wounded two Topeka Officers in 1985.

71 year-old Ithiel Lawton is serving 20 years to life on convictions for two counts of aggravated battery to a law enforcement officer and one count of aggravated assault to a law enforcement officer.

Kansas Department of Corrections spokesperson Jeremy Barclay tells 13 news the state's prisoner review board will not consider Lawton's parole again until august 2016.

In march 1985 Lawton fired shotgun blasts from inside his home that wounded Topeka Police Officers Pat Reed and Randy Horn.


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