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Dennis Skellenger Makes First Court Appearance

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KENNEWICK, Wash. - A man shot by Kennewick Police in June made his first court appearance on Thursday.

Dennis Skellenger pleaded not guilty to charges of eluding police and trying to return merchandise with a stolen credit card.

He arrived in a wheelchair and a prosecutor agreed that the state will allow some continuances because of Skellenger's health. Skellenger told the judge he does have more surgery scheduled.

He's due back in court on September 26th.

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