March 2, 2019

Update March 4, 2019:

On March 2, 2019, at approximately 2:20 AM, Riley County Police Department officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 2300 block of Tuttle Creek Blvd, located in Manhattan, KS. An aggravated battery report was filed listing two 24-year-old males of the Kansas City area as victims. Both victims were life-flighted to Stormont-Vail in Topeka and are in stable condition. The victims and suspects were not known to each other. Therefore no further identifying information about the victims will be released at this time due to safety concerns. RCPD personnel have been in contact with one person of interest. The investigation is ongoing.
 
Police ask that anyone with information contact the Riley County Police Department or the Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers. 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.
 

Original Release:

On Saturday,  March 2, 2019 at approximately  2:20 AM, the Riley County Police Department Dispatch Center received a report of shots fired in the 2300 block of Tuttle Creek Blvd in Manhattan. Please avoid the area.

This is an active investigation and officers are still on scene. Two individuals were life-flighted to Stormont-Vail Topeka Hospital for injuries. 

If you have any information on this crime, please contact the Riley County Police Department at (785) 537-2112 or Crime Stoppers at www.p3tips.com/353 or (785) 539-7777. Using the Crime Stoppers service allows you to remain anonymous and could qualify you for a cash reward of up to $1,000.00.

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UPDATE: As of March 2, 2019, at 3:30 PM officers have cleared the scene and the area is back open. The Riley County Police Department would like to thank the businesses in the area for their cooperation. We understand the inconvenience of remaining closed and appreciate their assistance in helping us conduct a thorough investigation of this incident.
 
If you have any information on this crime, please contact the Riley County Police Department at (785) 537-2112 or Crime Stoppers at www.p3tips.com/353 or (785) 539-7777. Using the Crime Stoppers service allows you to remain anonymous and could qualify you for a cash reward of up to $1,000.00.