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Archive for Friday, July 10, 2009

Suspect in shooting of Eudora man identified

July 10, 2009

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The man suspected of shooting a Eudora man and then killing himself Saturday night has been identified as Eric Dan Stone, a 29-year-old firefighter from Ottawa.

Several people were outside to launch fireworks when the incident happened at a house in the 400 block of East 2000 Road, in a rural area northeast of Baldwin City.

Stone was found dead in the driveway of the home, from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

A sheriff’s spokesman said Stone shot a 34-year-old Eudora man in the back, before killing himself.

The Eudora man was treated and released from the hospital.

Comments

Jonathan Kealing 5 years, 5 months ago

cheeseburger- You're right. I changed it to what you suggested.

Jonathan Kealing Online editor

farmgal 5 years, 5 months ago

it's amazing that this place is only 2 or 3 miles from Baldwin and probably about 12 miles south of Eudora and still has a Eudora address?

pace 5 years, 5 months ago

At least the comments were based on information, not some wild speculation or unbased blame. I have little to say except when you think of killing someone else, don't.

cthulhu_4_president 5 years, 5 months ago

Part of knowing what happened is also knowing to whom, when, and where it happened, reported as accurately as possible.

This is a sad event, but Cheeseburger's comment is justified, with no surrendering of humanity necessary.

Grundoon Luna 5 years, 5 months ago

I sure hope his wife and 3 kids weren't there to witness this. How traumatic for them!!

My condolences to the family.

SyncMaster 5 years, 5 months ago

Ottawa newspaper released the shooter's name several days ago. His funeral was yesterday! Strange that neither newspaper has released the name of the Eudora man that was shot.

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