TOPEKA, Kan. — Shawnee County Sheriff Brian Hill says a deputy shot and killed a man in Topeka as the suspect drove his vehicle toward the deputy.
The man, 38-year-old Jason D. Ickler, was killed Sunday. Hill said in a news release that deputies went to a Topeka Quality Inn to arrest Ickler on fleeing and other charges from an incident that happened Friday. Ickler jumped out of a window at the hotel and got into a car. Hill says when a deputy approached, Ickler accelerated the vehicle toward the deputy, who fired.
Ickler died at the scene. The deputy’s name has not been released.