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Shawnee County prosecutor will not file charges in home invasion shooting death in Topeka

December 10, 2010

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Shawnee County District Attorney Chad Taylor says he will not file charges in the shooting death of a man during a home invasion.

Topeka police say 49-year-old Edward Bowens was shot to death early Saturday when he broke into a neighbor's apartment.

Taylor said in a news release Wednesday that the apartment's tenant, 46-year-old Norman Hammond, acted in self-defense when he shot Bowens.

Police did not indicate why Bowens broke into Hammond's apartment.

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TopJayhawk 3 years, 4 months ago

Another bad guy plugged.
Good riddence. If Lawrence would just send their punks over here, we know how to deal with them.

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