ELLSWORTH, Kan. (KSNW) – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation and the Ellsworth County Sheriff’s Office are investigating an aggravated battery that occurred Thursday night in Lorraine.
Around 8:55 p.m., the sheriff responded to 242 Harry Street after neighbors called law enforcement reporting a disturbance and gunshots fired.
Deputies found an injured 55-year-old man and a 49-year-old woman inside the home. It appeared that the two had been involved in a confrontation that became violent.
EMS was called and the man was flown to a Wichita hospital due to a life-threatening head injury. He is currently in critical condition.
No arrests have been made. The investigation is ongoing.