VIDEO: Police Exchange Gunfire With Suspect
Todd Pittenger - May 21, 2014 3:32 pm
Officials work the crime scene Wednesday afternoon.
One person is shot in an exchange of gunfire involving Salina Police Wednesday afternoon.
Salina Police Captain Mike Sweeney told KSAL News at the scene that officers were called to the report of a domestic disturbance at a home near the corner of Hemlock and Commanche Street.
As officers were talking with a female at Centennial Park, across the street from the home, a male suspect approached from the street, carrying a rifle.
Sweeney says the suspect began firing at the officers. Two officer took cover as a third returned fire.
Sweeney says that the suspect was hit. He was transported to Salina Regional Health Center with non-life threatening injuries.
No officers were injured in the incident.
A one block portion of Commanche is closed as officers process the scene.
Names were not immediately released at the scene.