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Shooting death in Pittsburg this morning

Release from the Pittsburg Police Department:

 

On Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at approximately 6:36 a.m., officers from the Pittsburg Police Department, along with Pittsburg Fire and Crawford County EMS were called to the Pittsburg Park and Recreation RV Park, located at 721 W. 20th Street in Pittsburg in reference to an unresponsive man. As Officers arrived on scene, they discovered a male subject who appeared to have suffered a gunshot wound. The subject was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The area was secured and members of the Criminal Investigations Division responded. The circumstances surrounding the shooting are unknown at this point, and the investigation is currently underway. The body will be sent for autopsy.

The investigation into this incident is continuing. Anyone having information related to this incident, or other incidents, is urged to contact the Pittsburg Police Department at 620-231-1700, or at our tip line, 620-231-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous.

Officers from the Pittsburg Police Department, along with Pittsburg Fire and Crawford County EMS were called to the Pittsburg Park and Recreation RV Park, located at 721 W. 20th Street in Pittsburg in reference to an unresponsive man. As Officers arrived on scene, they discovered a male subject who appeared to have suffered a gunshot wound. The subject was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The area was secured and members of the Criminal Investigations Division responded. The circumstances surrounding the shooting are unknown at this point, and the investigation is currently underway. The body will be sent for autopsy.

The investigation into this incident is continuing. Anyone having information related to this incident, or other incidents, is urged to contact the Pittsburg Police Department at 620-231-1700, or at our tip line, 620-231-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous.

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