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UPDATE: Man Shot Wednesday Morning

Todd PittengerMarch 23, 2022

Salina Police are investigating a Wednesday morning shooting which they believe was the result of a fight among family members involving knives and guns.

Police say at approximately 1:58 am, officers were dispatched to 2218 Wesley in reference to a 27-year-old male being shot. The victim was transported by EMS to Salina Regional Health Center with what is believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.

The police department’s preliminary investigative findings indicate that a domestic disturbance, involving several family members, occurred at the residence. The disturbance involved firearms and knives. Multiple shots were fired, and the 27-year-old male was shot more than once.

The Salina Police Department has been in consultation with the Saline County Attorney’s Office. At this time, it appears that the individual who shot the 27-year-old was acting in accordance with
Kansas Statutes Annotated (KSA) 21-5222, Use of Force in defense of a person; no duty to retreat.

This case is still an active investigation, and circumstances could change. No arrests have been made at this time, and there is no indication of any danger to the public.

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ORIGINAL: Salina Police are investigating a Wednesday morning shooting.

According to the agency, a 27-year-old male was shot in the 2200 block of Wesley. The victim was transported to the hospital and is currently undergoing surgery.

The agency is investigating a home at 2218 Wesley. Police are actively investigating the crime scene, and several individuals have been brought to the station for interviews.

This is an active investigation, and there is no danger to the public.

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