Teenager charged in Kan. officer shooting
A man accused of shooting a Shawnee, Kan., police officer over the weekend was charged today with attempted first-degree murder.
Alexander Craig Ayers, 18, is being held in the Johnson County jail on $800,000 bond. He is scheduled to appear in court tomorrow.
The incident happened about 1:27 a.m. Sunday when police responded to shots being fired in the area of a residence in the 6600 block of Park Street. The suspect was in a backyard. As officers approached, the suspect started firing at them.
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