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Phillips County reveals info on shooting incident


Last updated 8/5/2016 at 2:42am

Ambrose Mecklenburg was walking down the middle of Highway 191 wearing only underwear prior to his fatal confrontation with Deputy Alan Guderjahn July 27.

Mecklenburg died when he was shot and killed by the deputy after Mecklenburg repeatedly stabbed Guderjahn, a release from the Phillips County Sheriff’s Department says.

The release gave this account of the incident:

A motorist called 911 dispatch at 3:09 a.m. reporting that a man was walking down the road wearing only underwear.

The motorist said he stopped and asked Mecklenburg if he could help. When his offers were refused the m...

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