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Sunday, October 24, 2010

CSW BREAKING: I-35 Southbound Closed in Johnson County KS Due To Shooting

The southbound lanes of I-35 are closed at Antioch because of a shooting scene just south of the Antioch exit.

The incident was reported at 12:10 a.m. and it reportedly involved a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper on a traffic stop- according to a KSHB Action News photojournalist from the scene early Sunday morning.

It is not yet known if the trooper involved was shot.

One victim has been transported from the scene- described by a MEDACT-EMS paramedic as "a 26-year-old female with 2 gunshot wounds" to her upper body.

She was enroute to a nearby high-level trauma medical center in critical condition.

It's yet unknown if there are any other victims in this incident and southbound I-35 remains closed as of 2 a.m. Sunday morning.


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