Authorities seek information following weekend shooting near Wamego


Authorities in Pottawatomie County are investigating after shots were fired early Sunday morning, west of Wamego.

According to a release from Sheriff Shane Jager, a 911 call came in just after midnight referencing shots being fired into an occupied vehicle on Highway 24 near Bluebird Road. Upon investigation, deputies determined several individuals were in a silver Dodge Ram pickup truck when it was shot at by another vehicle. No injuries were reported. It’s believed the other vehicle continued westbound on Highway 24 toward Manhattan.

The Sheriff’s Office says this is an active investigation and detectives are seeking the public’s help locating those responsible.

Anyone with information, is asked to contact Captain Darrin Stewart at 785-457-3353. Tips can also be submitted via the Crime Stoppers link at


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