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September 8, 2013

Authorities still investigating shooting of motorist on I-35

The Miami County Sheriff's Office said Sunday it is still hunting for whomever shot a motorist Saturday as the driver's car was heading south on Interstate 35.

The Miami County Sheriff's Office said Sunday it is still hunting for whomever shot a motorist Saturday as the driver's car was heading south on Interstate 35.

The shooting occurred Saturday evening, shortly before 8 p.m. Authorities feared a shooter was taking potshots and targeting motorists from a nearby cornfield prompting a manhunt and shutdown of the highway for several miles.

Franklin County EMS transported one patient Saturday to Overland Park Regional Medical Center with a lower-leg wound. Officers focused on the area between 215th and 223rd streets and Edgerton and Pressonville roads.

Eric Adler | The Kansas City Star

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