Monday, January 2, 2023

Shooting Investigation In Miami County Kansas

On January 1st around 7:30 p.m. Miami County Kansas Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to the area of 299th Street and Somerset Road in rural Paola, Kansas for reports of a subject lying in the ditch with an apparent gun shot wound.

Miami County EMS transported the victim, who was identified as a adult female in her 40's to a local area hospital with life threatening injuries.

The Miami County Kansas Sheriff's Office will continue to investigate this incident and are following up on leads. There is no known threat to the community, however a suspect has not been taken into custody at this time.

If you have any information about this incident you can contact the tips hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477) to remain anonymous.

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