On Wednesday August 30, 2023 at 11:53am the Lyon County Emergency Communications Center received a call of a shooting in the eastern part of Emporia. The caller indicated a gun went off and someone was struck in the leg. Emporia Police responded and learned there were 2 people shot. Both people were transported to Newman Regional Health by private vehicle with non-life-threatening injuries. All parties involved have been contacted and are cooperating with the investigation. No arrests have been made and no names are being released at this time. The case remains under investigation by EPD’s Investigations Division and will be sent to the Lyon County Attorney’s Office for review upon completion.
Capt. Lisa Hayes