Scott County man in custody for suspicion of murder

SCOTT COUNTY, Kan. (KSNW) – A Scott County man is in custody for suspicion of murder.

According to the Scott County Sheriff’s Office, authorities received a call around 10:15 p.m. Friday reporting a shooting at a home in a rural part of the county. When deputies arrived, they found a 50-year-old suspect in a pickup truck about a half mile from the residence and was arrested without incident.

The victim of the shooting is a 44-year-old Scott County resident.

Authorities are not releasing names of the victim or the suspect until formal charges are filed.


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