KBI investigating deputy-involved shooting; suspect in custody

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PAWNEE COUNTY, Kan. (AP) – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says a Nebraska man involved in a fight with a sheriff’s deputy who fired shots at him has been arrested.

Authorities say the shooting happened early Saturday following a traffic stop near Larned.

A KBI news release says a Pawnee County sheriff’s deputy shot at a passenger in the vehicle following an altercation. The passenger then fled on foot.

The KBI says the passenger, identified as 21-year-old Alejandro Alvarado, of Lincoln, Nebraska, was later found at Pawnee Rock and arrested. He had not been shot.

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