KBI investigates teen death in Clark County

Vincent Marshall

The Clark County Sheriff's Office, along with the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, is investigating the shooting death of an Ashland teen.

According to the KBI, about 3:05 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, the Clark County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call stating a girl had been shot.

"Deputies from the Clark County Sheriff’s Office and EMS responded to 302 Highland Ave., in Ashland, Kan.," the KBI said in a news release. "Upon arrival, they found a 13-year-old female suffering from a gunshot wound.

"The teen was transported to a local area hospital, where she was pronounced deceased.

"The shooting occurred while the 13-year-old was at a friend’s house along with four other juveniles."

The Clark County Sheriff's Office requested assistance from the KBI about 4 p.m. Friday, and the KBI, along with its Crime Scene Response Team, responded.

"The investigation is ongoing," the KBI said. "Nothing further will be released at this time."

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