ELLSWORTH COUNTY – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation continues their investigation into Thursday night’s officer involved shooting in Ellsworth County.
Multiple law enforcement agencies were involved in a vehicular chase with a possibly armed subject on Highway 56 between Holyrood and Ellsworth, according to a media release from the Kansas Bureau of Investigation.
During the chase, three officers from two jurisdictions discharged their firearms.
The subject was transported from the scene via EMS, and later flown to a hospital in Wichita.
The subject is in stable condition, according to the KBI.
No law enforcement officers were injured during the event.
Upon the conclusion of the investigation, the case file will be presented to Ellsworth County Attorney Joe Schepack for his review and consideration.
No names were released.
ELLSWORTH COUNTY –Law enforcement authorities in Ellsworth County are investigating an officer involved shooting on Highway 156 between Holyrood and Ellsworth.
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is in charge of the investigation, according to Ellsworth County Sheriff Tracy Ploutz. “I have been advised not to make any comment,” said Ploutz.
“Just to let everyone know, all of our officers are okay,” Ellsworth Police Chief Emil Halfhill wrote on social media.
Ellsworth County Attorney Joe Shepack is expected to release specific details of the incident on Friday, according to Ploutz.
No other information was released late Thursday.