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Police: KY trooper shooting suspect was wanted by County PD

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Joseph Thomas Johnson-Shanks is sought after a Kentucky trooper was fatally shot Joseph Thomas Johnson-Shanks is sought after a Kentucky trooper was fatally shot

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) - A Florissant man accused of fatally shooting a Kentucky trooper Sunday night stole lottery tickets in St. Louis, according to police.

Police said Joseph Thomas Johnson-Shanks, 25, was seen on surveillance video stealing $900 worth of lottery tickets from the BP on Benham Road on May 18. Those tickets produced $385 worth of winnings, bringing the total stolen amount to $1,285. 

Police said Johnson-Shanks claimed the winning tickets in other stores. He was wanted for that stealing, and was not taken into custody. 

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