Police Seek Person Of Interest In Emporia Shooting

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- Officials from Emporia have a person of interest in an Emporia shooting.

Police officials say that Gabino Ruiz-Ascencio, 25 is the person of interest in the shooting of Michael Koy, 22 and Adrian Peralta, 25.

The shooting happened around 4:40 a-m Saturday at 619 Washington Street in Emporia. Officers found Koy shot in the right upper leg and Peralta shot twice in the torso.

Officials said Ruiz-Ascencio could be driving a white 1991 GMC pickup with a Kansas 60 day tag A190074. He could also be driving a grey 1983 Buick with Kansas tag 133 FNF.

Ruiz-Ascencio is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached by the general public. Emporia Police ask anyone with information to call (620) 341-3205.