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Man Accused of Shooting Marshall County Deputy Appears in Court

The man accused of shooting a Marshall County Deputy appeared in Marshall County Court on Monday.  Stephen Macomber was bound over for trial here Monday after a preliminary hearing.  In Marshall County Macomber is charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer, aggravated battery of a law enforcement officer, possession of a firearm by a felon, aggravated burglary, kidnapping and criminal threat.

The charges stem from an incident in the summer of 2010 when Macomber was pulled over by Marshall County Deputy Fernando Salcedo.  Macomber allegedly exited the vehicle he was driving and fired at the deputy injurying Salcedo.  According to police reports Macomber then fled the scene and entered the residency of Hedy Saville, taking her hostage.  After a standoff with police Macomber surrendered.  Salcedo and Saville testified during the hearing.

Macomber, was being held in Topeka on a murder charge involving the death of a Topeka man and with possession of a firearm by a felon. 

Macomber will be back in the Marshall County Courthouse on March 8th for arraignment on the Marshall County charges.  He is expected to enter a plea to the Marshall County Charges at that time.

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