Suspect Charged In Wounding Of Kansas Deputy

By: AP (Posted by Melissa Brunner)
By: AP (Posted by Melissa Brunner)

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) _ A 26-year-old woman has been ordered held on $1 million bond on charges of attempted murder in the shooting of a Sedgwick County sheriff's deputy.

KFDI-FM reports Clara Crosser, of Gardner, was charged Friday and ordered to return to court for a preliminary hearing March 28.

Crosser is one of two suspects in the shooting of a 33-year-old deputy who chased their vehicle Monday into Butler County. The deputy was struck by shotgun pellets in one eye and the upper body. He was released from a hospital Wednesday.

A 35-year-old male suspect was wounded by a Highway Patrol trooper. The suspect has been moved from a hospital to the Sedgwick County jail.

Crosser is charged with three counts of attempted first-degree murder and seven other counts, including burglary and possession of methamphetamine.
Information from: KFDI-FM,

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