2013 News Releases

AG Schmidt statement on Eureka shooting

Release Date: Oct 16, 2013

TOPEKA – (October 16, 2013) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt tonight issued the following statement:

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has informed the Attorney General’s Office of a shooting earlier this evening involving Kevin Robert Welsh, the suspect in an Oct. 2 double murder, and KBI agents near 8th and Poplar in Eureka, Kan.

Welsh was pronounced dead at a hospital in Eureka at 10:11 p.m. The KBI will release further information as details are confirmed. Future media inquiries should be directed to Kyle Smith with the KBI at (785) 296-8200.

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