Linn County Press Release

This Press Release is from the Office of Linn County Sheriff Kevin J. Friend

On February 13, 2022, at 2:57am a call to 911 was made to the Linn County Sheriff’s Office. The caller stated that he believed he had shot an intruder in his home and the intruder left on foot.

The call came from a residence in rural Mound City, Ks. Linn County Deputies arrived on the scene and evaluated the area finding no evidence of any person being shot. However, it was evident that the homeowner had shot a gun in the house as damage was present.

The homeowner believes that he knows the intruder and identified the intruder as a locally known individual who had stayed with the homeowner in the past, for a short period of time.

The subject is not considered a threat to the community, it is believed that this is an isolated incident as the homeowner and intruder once resided together. The subject is being sought for questioning in the incident. The investigation is ongoing, no further information will be released at this time.