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Kansas Man Charged With Shooting at FBI Violent Crime Task Force

olathe-map-ksBy Allan Lengel
ticklethewire.com

A 26-year-old man was charged earlier this week with possession of a firearm after felony convictions after  he tried to avoid arrest by shooting at members of the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force in the Kansas City, Ks., area.

According to an FBI affidavit, task force members tried to arrest Nicholas Henry, a convicted felon, on Nov. 1 in the town of Olathe, Ks. He was wanted on an outstanding warrants, and the red Dodge pickup he was driving had been reported stolen.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office said when the task force members approached Henry, “he ran to the stolen truck, removed a handgun and a bulletproof vest and began firing at them. They returned fire. He was arrested and treated for gunshot wounds.” No law enforcement people were injured.

Henry’s previous convictions included burglary of a vehicle, forgery, attempted aggravated escape from custody, aggravated assault and felony theft, authorties said.

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