Man shot by deputies after altercation in southeast Kansas


NEOSHO FALLS — Two sheriff’s deputies have shot an armed 41-year-old man at a campground in a tiny southeast Kansas town following an altercation.

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation said the shooting Thursday afternoon in Neosho Falls occurred as two Woodson County deputies were questioning the man about a vehicle that had been reported stolen.

The KBI is investigating the shooting. Both deputies shot the man and he was taken to an area hospital.

The KBI said the man was later flown to the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas, underwent surgery for his injuries and is in stable condition. Neither deputy was hurt.


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