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Kansas Man Shoots Officer in Face, Then Kills Self

October 02, 2012  | 

A 19-year-old man who shot at Salina, Kan., police officers Thursday evening, hitting one in the face, may have been dead for much of the six-hour standoff that followed.

"I'm almost 100 percent certain that the suspect committed suicide," Deputy Salina Police Chief Carson Mansfield said Monday morning. He also said that Marijan Gadson likely killed himself shortly after firing about a half-dozen shots at officers who had entered the house at 308 N. 13th. Mansfield said police had "gotten a call of a stolen vehicle, or a civil matter -- they weren't sure which," and were in the kitchen when several shots came through the kitchen wall and a door to the basement.

One of those shots struck officer Chuck Huen, 38, in the right eye, exiting at his right ear, and more shots came as officers moved out of the kitchen and into the living room. Mansfield said one officer returned fire, but apparently didn't hit Gadson.

Despite the serious nature of his injuries, Huen walked to an ambulance after being shot. He was first taken to Salina Regional Health Center, transferred to a hospital in Wichita, and then to the University of Oklahoma Medical Center. He was released Saturday afternoon and came home to Salina, but went back to Oklahoma on Monday for follow-up treatment.

See Full Story at: SalJournal.com


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