Hutchinson police arrest man in officer shooting

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Hutchinson police have charged a man who they say shot at officers.

Thirty-one-year-old Jason Mendoza was arrested Tuesday afternoon and taken to the Reno County jail. Police say three officers were working an unrelated case on Monday when Mendoza shot at them with a handgun and ran away.

No officers were injured.

Mendoza is charged with three counts of aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer and one count of unlawful discharge of a firearm.

It wasn’t immediately clear if Mendoza has an attorney.

 

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