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Thursday, November 25, 2021

Shooting in Rich Hill

Bates County Sheriff's Deputies have been called to the scene of a shooting inside the City of Rich Hill. Additional staff have been called in to assist to include Detectives and all Command Staff.

This appears to be a targeted incident. One person received a gunshot wound and has been airlifted to a trauma hospital.

Two white male subjects entered the home and an altercation ensured. One produced a gun and shot the homeowner.

The Sheriffs Office does not believe this to be a random act and does not feel there is any substantial danger to the community.

We are looking for information on two white male subjects. The shooter was wearing a blue hoodie. No other descriptions has been given at this time.