McPherson County Sheriff issues release on officer involved shooting Tuesday night

By McPherson County Sheriff
April 01, 2015

On March 31st at 10:22 PM 2 deputies from the McPherson County Sheriff’s Office arrived at a residence at 2663 Dakota Road south of Canton reference a follow up investigation concerning an incident reported earlier.  

As they approached the residence on foot a male subject was observed standing near a garage pointing a shotgun at them.  The subject was told several times to drop the shotgun but refused to do so while still pointing it at one of the deputies.  

Shots were fired at the subject and he was struck once.  Canton EMS responded to the scene and the subject was transported to a local hospital.  Neither of the deputies were injured in this incident.  Officers with the McPherson P.D., Canton P.D. and Galva P.D. assisted.  The Kansas Bureau of Investigation and the McPherson County Sheriff’s Office are continuing their investigation.