JEFFERSON COUNTY (KSNT) – A family dispute in Jefferson County led to the shooting of one man, leaving him in critical condition Monday evening.
Larry Hysten is facing multiple charges after shooting a man in the chest and the arm during a family squabble, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office. The shooting happened Monday afternoon just before 4:30 p.m. in the 9600 block of 86th Street in rural Ozawkie.
The sheriff’s office identified the man shot as Winfred L. Rodriguez, 54.
Sheriff Jeff Herrig said the charges could be elevated depending on a decision from the district attorney’s office. On Tuesday morning, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported that Hysten was booked into the Jefferson County Jail and is awaiting his first appearance in court for 1st-degree murder, aggravated battery as well as 2 counts of aggravated assault.
The victim was transported to Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka. Sheriff Herrig said the men are neighbors and there was a history between the two men.