Archive for Saturday, March 4, 2006

Shooting in Baldwin City

March 4, 2006

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109 Hillside Dr. Baldwin, KS

109 Hillside Dr. Baldwin, KS

An individual was shot in the head at 109 Hillside Dr. in Baldwin City at about 3 a.m. Saturday.

Police are looking for a suspect described as a 5'6" hispanic male wearing a white T-shirt, painter pants and glasses. The suspect was believed to have left the scene on foot headed south of the residence. According to Baldwin Police Chief, Mike McKenna the location of the suspect is still unknown as of 8:00 a.m.

McKenna said a birthday party was being held at the residence when an argument broke out between the victim and suspect.

An air ambulance was called to the scene. The victim resides at the KU Medical Center in critical condition.

Comments

Bunny_Hotcakes 9 years, 2 months ago

I think the most important thing to ask is this: was the shooter from Topeka?

Amandak 9 years, 2 months ago

Well, all I can say is one thing. I'm not surprised. The police need to watch that house--I've seen some of the traffic there.

John Spencer 9 years, 2 months ago

Surround it with roundabouts, ban guns within 1000 feet of it, put stoplights at all the intersections near it, ban smoking around it. That will fix it.

strateup 9 years, 2 months ago

The incident was alcohol related, It involved two family members. Apparently the two began arguing, the shooter went out to his truck and got a gun. He went back into the house and shot the victim three times in the head. There were children as well as other adults in the home. The shooter took flight and illuded a massive police search. Latest news is that the shooter was captured in Oklahoma, not offically verified yet.

Amandak 9 years, 2 months ago

Let's not start rumors! Whether intentional or not, this dirtbag was carrying a handgun and jacking with it in a residence. My guess, it was intentional due to the response of law enforcement. Now is the time to put pressure on this "home"; something just isn't right--Trust me!

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