DIGHTON, Kan. (AP) A western Kansas sheriffs deputy shot and wounded a fleeing motorist after he attempted to carjack another vehicle when two of his tires were flattened
A Ness County Sheriffs deputy attempted to stop the motorist Tuesday 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, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation said in a news release.
But the driver refused to stop and headed east along Kansas 96, where deputies used tire-puncturing stop sticks. The driver kept going for several miles with flattened tires. But before his vehicle came to a complete stop, he forced a truck with a cattle trailer off the road.