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Shooting under investigation in Olathe

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The Olathe Police Department is investigating a report of an aggravated battery that occurred on West 148th Terrace on the evening of March 5, 2013.

Shortly before 10:30 p.m., officers were dispatched to a residence in the 15800 block of West 148th Terrace. On arrival, they found a 51-year-old female that had suffered a single gunshot wound to the thigh. The victim was taken to an area hospital, where she remained in serious condition.

A second victim was also found at the scene. Police discovered a 52-year-old male deceased inside the residence from an apparent gunshot wound.

No names have been released yet.

Updated: 2:00 P.M., March 6, 2013

The Olathe Police Department has released the names of the shooting victims.

The 52-year-old male who died following the shooting has been identified as Donald J. Johnston of Olathe.

The 51-year-old female has been identified as Tammy J. Johnston. She remains in serious condition at a local hospital.

The case is under investigation by the Olathe Police Department. Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call the Olathe Police Department at 913-971-6950 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.




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