Officer doesn't Recall Shooting Truck Driver

1 decade 1 year 2 months ago Thursday, September 27 2007 Sep 27, 2007 Thursday, September 27, 2007 6:49:21 AM CDT September 27, 2007 in News
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KANSAS CITY (AP) - A Kansas City policeman's attorney says the officer was suffering a diabetes-related reaction when he apparently shot a truck driver at a convenience store. Attorney John O'Connor says the unnamed officer doesn't remember shooting anyone on Monday night. Police Captain Rich Lockhart said the officer was in street clothes, helping homicide detectives nearby. He asked a uniformed officer to drive him to the QuikTrip for something to drink. O'Connor said the 27-year-old officer was beginning to feel a diabetic reaction coming on and wanted to get something to eat or drink. The uniformed officer went into the store, then heard gunshots outside. A truck driver said he'd been shot by a man in "business clothes." His wounds were not life-threatening.The officer is on paid leave while the incident is investigated. The officer typically works as a patrol officer, but was working with homicide detectives at a crime scene not far from the QuikTrip.

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