Anthony Gann (Courtesy of the Lancaster County Corrections Department)

LINCOLN–(KFOR June 19)–The trial date has been set for a former Seward County Sheriff’s deputy accused of shooting and killing a man following a pursuit in October 2023 along Interstate 80 west of Lincoln.

Court records say 28-year-old Anthony Gann will go to trial on February 3 of next year. He was was indicted by a grand jury in April. Gann is accused of shooting Jorge Luis Santana-Ramirez, who deputies tried to pull over along westbound I-80 but didn’t stop. Santana-Ramirez turned around and went eastbound in the westbound lanes before crossing into the eastbound lanes about 7 miles west of Lincoln.

Santana-Ramirez refused to come out of this vehicle and deputies indicated he had a weapon. Gann fired his gun and fatally wounded Santana-Ramirez. Gann was released in late April after posting $10,000. He’s due back in court December 16.

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