Prosecutors say a man shot by Kennewick police should be well enough to make it
to court next month.
Police arrested Dennis
Skellenger, 26, in June after a car chase that ended near Horse Heavens Hills
Police say an officer
shot Skellenger in the chest when he pointed a gun at officers.
Skellenger spent several
days at a Seattle Hospital.
morning missed a third scheduled court date. Benton County Assistant Prosecutor
Terry Bloom says he's giving the man a couple more weeks to recover from his
wounds before he's arraigned.
Skellenger is charged
with eluding police after he allegedly tried to return merchandise with a
stolen credit card.
concluded the officer who shot Skellenger followed procedure.