Positive report for Augusta officer

Augusta Police Officer Quinten Shoopman, who was injured in an accident early Wednesday at Santa Fe Lake Rd. and Highway 54, has been upgraded to fair condition. Reports indicate he will be discharged from St. Francis Hospital in Wichita possibly as early as today.

Officer Shoopman was in pursuit of a suspected stolen car out of Oklahoma when the accident occurred at a high rate of speed on wet road conditions.