Deputy wounds fleeing motorist after carjacking attempt

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DIGHTON, Kan. (AP) Authorities say a Kansas sheriff's deputy has shot and wounded a fleeing motorist after he attempted to carjack another vehicle when two of his tires were flattened.

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says in a news release that a Ness County Sheriff's deputy attempted to stop 42-year-old Timothy W. Kellebrew of Ashland City, Tenn. on Tuesday morning east of Ness City because he was driving a pickup truck that matched the description of one used in an armed robbery of a Dollar General store about 30 miles away in Dighton.

Kellebrew was flown to a Wichita hospital, where he underwent surgery and is now in fair condition.