UPDATE: Police ID Shooting Victim
Todd Pittenger - February 23, 2017 3:22 pm
Salina Police identify the victim in yesterday’s shooting that took place in the parking lot at the Executive Plaza on E. Iron.
Captain Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that 22-year-old Tyler Reinbold was shot once in the stomach and once in the calf with a handgun while inside a pickup truck Thursday afternoon around 3pm.
He was taken to Salina Regional Health Center and listed in critical condition.
A witness told officers that they saw a blonde haired woman running from the scene who was dressed in dark clothing, with long sleeves.
Authorities say Reinbold has not been cooperative with investigators on what transpired before the shooting and who the suspect is.
Captain Forrester says detectives are going to visit with Reinbold again today at the hospital.
Salina Police are investigating a Thursday afternoon shooting.
First responders were sent to the Executive Plaza parking lot on E. Iron Ave at around 3:00. They found one person down, suffering from two gunshot wounds.
Salina Police Chief Brad Nelson told KSAL News at the scene that a male was shot twice during a disturbance. The victim was transported to the hospital with critical injuries.
Police are searching for a female, and possibly a male, who fled the area on foot.
Police Sgt. Brent Rupert said that the female was wearing dark clothing, a long sleeved shirt, and had blonde hair. There was not a more specific description of a male who may have been with her.
Multiple officers, including at least one K-9 unit are searching the area.