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June 12, 2012 5:00 AM

Mentally ill man, prison escapee were the two shot by Wichita police officers

A recent escapee from state prison was shot by a police officer in east Wichita on Monday night when he pointed what was thought to be a gun at another officer, and about a half-hour later, a man with a history of mental illness was shot by a police officer when he moved toward another officer while wielding a machete.

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