The Riley County Police Department is asking for information after a man was shot during an attempted aggravated robbery last night in the 2200 block of College Avenue at approximately 4:20 PM. The suspect is described as a black male 5’9″-5″10″ in height, medium to heavy build, wearing a black ski mask and a sweatshirt.
If you have information on this crime please contact RCPD at (785) 537-2112 or Crime Stoppers at (785) 539-7777. Using the Crime Stoppers service can allow you to remain anonymous and could qualify you for a cash reward of up to $1,000.00.
Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan is currently on lockdown after a reported shooting nearby.
The hospital went into lockdown at approximately 4:30 p.m., with the hospital still operating. The Emergency Room entrance is the only way to enter or exit the building at this time. The lockdown will be lifted once Riley County Police indicate it is safe to do so.
Hali Rowland, Spokesperson for the Riley County Police Department, reports that a shooting was reported in the 2200 block of College Ave, near University Crossing. A victim was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
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