UPDATE: Geary County investigators identify victim in shooting death


Update as of 4:00 pm on 10/04/21

The Geary County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victim of a shooting that took place on Sunday.

22 year old Enfinnity Latania Hayes, of Fort Riley was the victim. The incident took place at the Milford State Park Group Shelter around 8:30 pm at Milford State Park.

Hayes was approached by a male described as 6’1” or taller dressed in all black. The suspect approached Hayes and her husband and attempted to rob the couple at gun point. There was a gun shot and the victim fell to the ground and she was driven to Geary Community Hospital by her husband.

Hayes later died from her injuries.

The Geary County Sheriff’s Office has not identified a suspect at this time and is asking for help in reference to this case. If you have any information please contact the Sheriff’s Office at (785) 238-2261 or Dispatch at (785) 762-5912.

Original story:

The Geary County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a shooting death as a homicide.

In a release, it’s stated that deputies were called around 8:30 p.m. Sunday to Geary Community Hospital where a person with gunshot wounds had been brought.

That person later died from their injuries.

Investigators say the shooting happened in a rural area of Geary County and is being investigated as a homicide.

Officials have not released the victim’s name.



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