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Criminal Law Keyed to Ohlin
State v. Sophophone
Citation:270 Kan. 703 (2001)
The defendant, along with three others, including Sysoumphone, broke into a house. Police officers responded, and they all started to run away. The officer ran the defendant down, hand cuffed him, and placed him in a police car.
While attempting to apprehend the other individuals running from the house, an officer approached Sysoumphone with his weapon drawn. Sysoumphone raised his own gun and fired at the officer, who returned fire and killed him.
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