Shots reportedly fired in rural Manhattan assault

MANHATTAN (KSNT) – The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a reported aggravated assault which occurred on Tuesday.

According to a news release, the incident occurred at approximately 11 p.m. in the 3700 block of Powers lane, Green Valley trailer park, rural Manhattan.  The victim reported the suspect approached him and asked for a lighter.  As the victim walked towards the suspect, the suspect pulled out a hand gun from his pocket.  The victim next ran from the suspect and while running heard what he believes was the suspect firing two rounds from the suspect’s hand gun.

No one was injured in this incident. The suspect is described as a light complected black male who may have been wearing a black and white stocking cap.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office at 785-457-3353.

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