GENERIC: Prison bars (arrested, charged, jail)

RUSSELL, KANSAS (KCTV5) -- A Lenexa man is behind bars in connection with the shooting of a police officer in western Kansas.

Taylor Malcolm, a 29-year-old from Lenexa has been arrested for allegedly shooting an officer.

The Russell, Kansas police officer had gone to a motel to check on a report of a suicidal person.

When they knocked on the door, a shot was fired through it and then three more.

The officer was struck in the leg and is expected to recover.

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