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UPDATE: Kan. man in critical condition after Ellsworth Co. shooting

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ELLSWORTH COUNTY —  Law enforcement authorities including the Kansas Bureau of Investigation are investigating a shooting in Ellsworth County.

Preliminary information indicates that at approximately 8:55 p.m., Thursday, the Ellsworth County Sheriff’s Office responded to 242 Harry St., Lorraine, Kan. after neighbors called law enforcement reporting a disturbance and gunshots fired.

When sheriff’s deputies arrived, they found an injured 55-year-old white male of Lorraine, Kan., and a 49-year-old white female who resided at the home. It appeared that the two had been involved in a confrontation that became violent. EMS was immediately called and the man was flown to a Wichita hospital due to a life-threatening head injury. He is currently in critical condition.

At this time no arrests have been made. The identities of both subjects are currently being withheld pending family notifications and in order for the initial stages of the investigation to conclude.

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ELLSWORTH COUNTY —  Law enforcement authorities including the Kansas Bureau of Investigation are on the scene of a shooting in Ellsworth County.

Just after 10p.m., Thursday, first responders transported a shooting victim to the hospital in Ellsworth and later to a Wichita hospital, according to Mayor Dennis Boyer.

Authorities did not have updated information on the condition of the victim.  The man did live in rural Ellsworth County and had worked in the area, according to Boyer.

The KBI is expected to release a statement Friday.

Lorraine has a population of just over 100 residents and is located 48 miles southwest of Salina

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ELLSWORTH COUNTY —  Law enforcement authorities including the Kansas Bureau of Investigating are on the scene of an incident in Ellsworth County.

An incident occurred in the rural Ellsworth County community of Lorraine Thursday night, according the sheriff’s department. They released no additional details early Friday.

The KBI is expected to release a statement soon.   Lorraine has a population of just over 100 residents and is located 48 miles southwest of Salina