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Officials looking for man connected to shooting in Leavenworth County

EASTON, Kan. — The Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office are attempting to locate someone they believe is connected to a shooting that occurred Wednesday morning.

Deputies and detectives responded to the reported shooting around 8:15 a.m. at a home near 3rd and Broad Street in Easton, Kansas.

Deputies found a 58-year-old male shooting victim inside the home. He was reported to be conscious and alert. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

Investigators are looking for 43-year-old Daniel W. Owens. The sheriff’s office says Owens has ties to the Easton area as well as the city of Leavenworth and the Kansas City, Kansas area.

Maj. J.W. Sherley with the sheriff’s department tells FOX4 Owens was known to the victim.

They are still working to confirm vehicle information but said he could possibly be in an older model Chevy truck that is maroon in color with unknown Missouri plates and a diamond tread tool box in the truck bed.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office (913) 682-5724.

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