Getting drunk is no excuse for shooting at police, Kansas Supreme Court says
The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday overturned an appeals court decision and ruled that getting drunk and taking prescription medications is no excuse for firing a shot at deputies.
David Allen Kershaw was convicted in Shawnee County District Court of four counts of aggravated assault on a law officer with a deadly weapon for an incident that happened in February 2012 when he was 45.
He was sentenced to 38 months in prison for shooting at Shawnee County sheriff's deputies who responded to a domestic dispute call, The Topeka Capital-Journal reported.
His wife told police Kershaw was a veteran... read more
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