Riley County police looking for man after shooting in Manhattan

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MANHATTAN (KSNT) – One person is in critical condition and police are looking for a man after a shooting Tuesday afternoon in Manhattan.

Just after 3 p.m., the Riley County Police Department asked the public to avoid the area of the 400 block of South Juliette Avenue Tuesday afternoon as officers responded to the report of someone with gunshot wounds.

RCPD said there was not an active shooter and that it was an isolated incident. There isn’t a threat to the public at this time, according to police.

However, police are looking for Jamie Smith, 23, regarding the shooting. They said he was last seen in a white tank top and blue jeans in the area of Walmart in the 100 block of Bluemont Avenue. If you see Smith, you’re asked to call 9-1-1 immediately.

RCPD posted a picture they received a picture of Smith leaving the scene of the shooting. The police department said they believe he is possibly armed.

Photo from the Riley County Police Department

As of 7 p.m. Tuesday, RCPD said the area is back open, but officers remain on scene.

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