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Shooting in Crawford County mobile home park, search for suspect underway

CRAWFORD COUNTY, Kan. – Authorities search for a suspect after a Pittsburg man was shot Thursday evening.

The shooting happened at 121 Glenn Way at Whispering Pines Mobile Home Park in Crawford County.

Shortly after 7:00 pm, deputies responded to a report of a man being shot.

They got there and found a male in the road with gunshot injuries. The Sheriff’s Office says they identified him as Anthony C. Hoag, 34 of Pittsburg, Kansas.

According to Sheriff Danny Smith, Crawford County EMS took Hoag to Ascension Via Christi. Authorities did not include information on his condition.

The Sheriff’s Office describes the suspect as “a black male wearing shorts, no shirt, driving a silver Chevy Malibu possibly bearing Kansas tag 177 PAT. Vehicle was last seen shortly after the shooting southbound from Quincy Street on US-69 Hwy.”

They are not releasing anything further at this time.

If you have information about this incident, authorities ask that you contact the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office at 620-724-8274.

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