Saline County officer-involved shooting suspect arrested

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The suspect from the officer-involved shooting that occurred Feb. 5 in Saline County has been arrested.

On Tuesday, March 19, Colt F. Wright, 25, of Derby, was released from Ascension Via Christi St. Francis in Wichita, where he received medical treatment from injuries sustained in a shooting with police.

When released from the hospital, Wright was arrested and booked into the Saline County Jail on seven counts of attempted capital murder, aggravated battery against a law enforcement officer, aggravated robbery, two counts of aggravated assault, criminal damage to property, and fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer.

The Kansas Attorney General’s Office is expected to prosecute the case. 

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