Hutchinson officer shoots, wounds man

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) – Hutchinson police say an officer has shot and wounded an armed man who confronted officers.

Police say Sgt. Josh Radloff shot 29-year-old Justin Matthews in the shoulder on Monday night on Matthews’ mother’s lawn in Hutchinson. They say Matthews had an unspecified weapon.

Police say Matthews threatened Radloff before the shooting but haven’t described the threat.

Matthews was taken to a Wichita hospital. His condition is unclear but police described him as stable.

Radloff, a 16-year veteran of the department, has been placed on administrative leave. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is investigating.

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