CRAWFORD COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
TO: All Media
DATE: April 24, 2013
FOR: Immediate Release
RE: Shots fired from vehicle
FROM: Sheriff Dan Peak
On April 24, 2013 at 6:42 a.m., Crawford County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to K 126 Highway and 200 Street regarding subjects firing guns from a moving vehicle driving eastbound. The vehicle in question was located and stopped by Pittsburg Police in the 500 block of E. 4th Street in Pittsburg.
There were five occupants in the vehicle, two of which were taken into custody by Sheriff’s Deputies on various charges. Two shotguns were collected from the vehicle.
Arrestees and charges:
Brian T. Hiatt, 28, Pittsburg, KS – Transporting an open container Bond- $500
Adam M. Kunshek, 25, Pittsburg, KS – Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm; Transporting an open container Bond- $1,000
Hiatt, the driver of the vehicle, was tested for suspicion of Driving Under the Influence by Pittsburg Police.
It is believed that suspects shot at road signs in Cherokee County but no damage has been reported in Crawford County. Anyone that finds gunshot damage to their property located along the right of way is encouraged to contact the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office or their local law enforcement.
This incident is remains under investigation.