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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Kansas man arrested on 1st Degree Attempted Murder

Muriece William Scholes
On 6-4-2017 at approximately 1:50 p.m., Crawford County Deputies were dispatched to the area of 940 S. 250th Street after receiving a report of a man found at that location suffering from a gunshot wound.

Deputies found Warren Hill, 42 of Pittsburg, KS lying on the property with a gunshot wound to the shoulder. 

Deputies initiated an investigation to determine the circumstances related to the incident. No further details will be released at this time.

June 14, 2017- Deputies applied for and received a warrant through Crawford County District court for the arrest of Muriece William Scholes, 77 of rural Frontenac, KS. The warrant- Attempted Murder in the First Degree- was executed today at approximately 1:46 p.m. when Crawford County Deputies located Scholes in Frontenac, KS. 

Deputies placed Scholes into custody without incident. The warrant alleges Scholes shot and wounded Warren Hill on June 4, 2017 at a location east of Pittsburg, KS.

This incident remains under investigation by the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office.