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Friday, September 08, 2006

Rapist in shootout faced more prison time

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) -- A convicted rapist who was killed in a police shootout was facing up to seven years in prison because of probation violations.The shootout Thursday left two probation officers and one police officer wounded. Nicholas McKenna, 21, who was No. 7 on Bannock County's 10 most wanted list, was killed in the gun battle.Pocatello police are still investigating the shooting and have not released details of the shootout, but probation officer Jed Dayley recommended in a May 30 probation violation report that a bench warrant be issued for McKenna and that his original sentence be imposed, the Idaho State Journal reported.Dayley, who was shot in the leg, was released from Portneuf Medical Center early Saturday or late Friday night, hospital officials said. Pocatello police officer Matthew Shutes, who was shot in the foot, was also treated at the hospital and released, as was probation and parole manager Wally Peterson, who suffered bruising on his chest after a bullet struck his bulletproof vest.

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