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This undated photo provided by the Harvey County Sheriff's Office in Newton, Kan., shows David Lee Montano, of Newton. Montano, who was suspected of gunning down three other men in a home before being fatally shot by a police officer early Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, knew his victims and targeted them, authorities said. (Harvey County Sheriff's Office via AP)
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Woman in custody in central Kansas triple shooting released

This undated photo provided by the Harvey County Sheriff's Office in Newton, Kan., shows David Lee Montano, of Newton. Montano, who was suspected of gunning down three other men in a home before being fatally shot by a police officer early Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, knew his victims and targeted them, authorities said. (Harvey County Sheriff's Office via AP)

NEWTON, Kan. (AP) — A woman who was taken into custody in connection with a central Kansas shooting that left four people dead has been released from custody.

Harvey County authorities say a 42-year-old Newton woman was arrested Thursday. But the sheriff’s department said she was released Friday after questioning and investigators don’t expect to charge her.

Three victims were found dead Thursday inside a home in Newton. A suspect in those deaths, 33-year-old David Lee Montano, of Newton, fled from the home and was shot to death by a Newton police officer during a confrontation.

Harvey County Attorney David Yoder said Friday the shootings appeared to be a domestic situation, rather than drug-related.

Yoder also said Montano was facing federal charges in a separate case, which was not related to Thursday’s shooting.

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