Charges Requested in Emporia Shooting

By: Brian Dorman Email
By: Brian Dorman Email

An Emporia man is dead after a shooting that occurred in Lyon County late Friday night.

Lyon County Sheriffs and ambulance service responded to a shooting on the 1400 block of East Logan Avenue around 10PM. When they arrived they found 50-year-old Alfonso Barajas with a gunshot wound.

Our radio partner KVOE is reporting that Lyon County Sheriff Gary Eichorn says he will ask that formal involuntary charges be filed against a man they have in custody in the accidental shooting death of 50-year-old0-Aonso Brajas.

Barajas was transported to Newman Regional Health Center where he was pronounced dead.

An autopsy report is pending and the investigation is ongoing..

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