A security guard shot and killed a motorist after an incident on Monday morning at the entrance to Fort Riley, causing injuries that were not considered life-threatening, the fort’s public relations department said.
“The initial report states that the suspect drove through the gate, was stopped by an automatic barrier, and after the suspect got out of the car, the situation escalated, which ultimately led to the suspect being shot dead by a security guard,” the agency said in a statement. . news release.
Authorities have not released the name, age or gender of the driver, who they say was injured after the Fort Riley military police were called around 6:50 a.m. to the scene of the incident at Troper Gate.
The driver was treated for non-life-threatening injuries, the public relations department said.
The investigation is being conducted by the Army Criminal Investigation Unit and the Fort Riley Military Police.
No additional information has been made public.
Contact Tim Hrenchir at [email protected] or 785-213-5934.
This article originally appeared in Topeka Capital-Journal: Security guard shoots, driver injured during incident at Fort Riley entrance.