AUTHORITIES SEARCHING FOR SUSPECT FOLLOWING PITTSBURG SHOOTING

Date: September 23, 2022, 11:53 am

Authorities are searching for a suspect after a man was shot in Pittsburg Thursday night.

According to the Crawford County Sheriffs' Office, deputies responded to a shooting just after 7:00 p.m. Thursday at Whispering Pines Mobile Home Park

Upon arrival, deputies found 34 year old Anthony Hoag of Pittsburg in the road with gunshot injuries. Crawford County EMS took Hoag to Ascension Via Christi for treatment of his injuries.

The Sheriff's Office described the suspect as a black male, wearing shorts and no shirt, driving a silver Chevy Malibu possibly bearing Kansas tag 177 PAT. The vehicle was last seen shortly after the shooting heading southbound from Quincy Street on US-69 Highway.

No further information was available at this time. Authorities ask anyone with information about the incident to contact the Crawford County Sheriff's Office at 620-724-8274.


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