Three men wounded in a shootout with FBI and Kansas City, Kan., police officers last week are now facing charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon against a police officer.
The Wyandotte County District Attorney’s Office filed the charges against Jason Trevillion, 32, Ernest Jones, 27, and Arthur Mitchell, 25.
Police said a gun battle broke out when a coalition of officers in the FBI’s Violent Crimes Task Force attempted to stop a car in the 1300 block of Haskell Avenue around 10:15 p.m. Nov. 6.
Multiple officers opened fire and three people in the car suffered non-life-threatening injuries. No officers were injured. Police did not specify how many officers fired on the car, saying the incident remains under investigation.
Multiple officers with the Kansas City, Kan., police department were placed on leave, but are now back on duty, police spokesman Officer Cameron Morgan said.
Jail records show that Mitchell and Trevillion also are charged with criminal possession of a firearm by a felon. Both Mitchell and Trevillion remained in custody Monday, each on $30,000 bond.
Jones was free on bond Monday.