Search Warrants Leads to Arrest of Six
Officer Involved Shooting
On April 23, 2014 at approximately 9:53 p.m., the Sherman County Sheriff, UnderSheriff, and a Sherman County Deputy along with Kansas Highway patrol assisted in the stopping of suspect that was pursued out of Colby by Colby Police Officers. Stop stick deployed in Thomas County was unsuccessful. Kansas highway patrol and Sherman County Deputy deployed Stop sticks at approximately milepost 34. Stop stick were deployed by the Sherman County Sheriff at milepost 30. The suspect vehicle stopped in the north I-70 ditch, milepost 28. After the vehicle stopped, a male suspect, armed with a weapon, was shot. The female in the vehicle was arrested and transported to Colby. The male suspect was transported by Northwest Kansas EMS to Goodland Regional Medical Center with unknown injuries.
No Sherman County Sheriff’s Office personal discharged their weapon and no officers were injured during this incident.
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) has been notified and is conducting the investigation in this case. Please route all future questions reference this incident through the KBI at 785-296-8200.
Sherman County Sheriff
The Sherman County Sheriff's Office (SHSO) patrols 1,056 square miles of roads, including 35 miles of interstate 70, 35 miles of Highway 24, and 30 miles of K-27 in Northwest Kansas.
The Sherman County Sheriff's Office (SHSO) patrols 1,056 square miles of roads, including 35 miles of interstate 70, 35 miles of Highway 24, and 30 miles of K-27 in Northwest Kansas. Sherman County Sheriff's Office provides law enforcement protection for rural Sherman County, as well as the cities of Goodland, Kanorado, and Edson. Sheriff Deputies conduct traffic enforcement, motor vehicle accident investigations, criminal investigation, transportation of prisoners, and serve warrants and civil process.