Shooting north of Manhattan leaves one person hospitalized, police identify the suspect

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UPDATE: Police have identified the 69-year-old suspect who allegedly shot a 66-year-old man as Larry Wurtz of Manhattan. According to authorities, the victim identified the man who shot him.

MANHATTAN, Kan. (KSNT) – A shooting in Riley County has left one person in the hospital and a suspect in custody, according to area police.

The Riley County Police Department sent officers Monday to Roblyer Road off Tuttle Creek Boulevard, 25 miles north of Manhattan, on reports of a shooting. RCPD confirmed it took one victim, a 66-year-old man, to an area hospital to treat at least one gunshot wound. It also took one suspect, a 69-year-old man, into custody without issue.

The suspect and victim knew each other, according to police. They haven’t released the suspect’s name as of Thursday evening

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