GEARY COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating a shooting in Junction City.
On Wednesday afternoon, Geary County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to 3407 Liberty Hall Road for a report of a man in his early 20’s who had suffered a gunshot wound to the leg, according to Sheriff Daniel Jackson.
The victim reported he was shot by an unknown race male with a dark complexion wearing blue jeans and a white shirt.
Sheriff’s Department and Junction City Police Department officers set up a perimeter and searched the area on foot and with the use of K9’s while the Kansas Highway Patrol provided an overview from one of their aerial units.
Spring Valley Elementary School was placed on a brief lockdown until it was determined that there was no threat to public safety.
The victim was transported to Geary Community Hospitay by Junction City Fire / EMS in stable condition with a non-life threatening wound. The name of the victim was not released.