Nov 20, 2023

Suspect wanted for Kansas shooting that injured 9-year-old

Posted Nov 20, 2023 11:00 PM
Anthony Rocky Guerrero III-photo Shawnee Co. Sheriff
Anthony Rocky Guerrero III-photo Shawnee Co. Sheriff

SHAWNEE COUNTY—Law enforcement authorities investigating  a drive-by shooting that sent a child to the hospital are asking the public for help to locate a suspect identified as Anthony Rocky Guerrero III.

Just after 8:30p.m.  Sunday. the Shawnee County Communications Center received multiple phone calls in reference to gunshots near the 6700 Block of SW Greencastle Drive, according to Sheriff's Lieutenant Scott Wanamaker.

Moments later. the communications center received an address where a 9-year-old victim had been struck by the gunfire.

The boy was inside the residence and was struck in his left leg. EMS transported the body to a local hospital for treatment. There were 3 adults and 5 juveniles in the home at the time of the shooting, according to Wanamaker.

After shooting at the residence the two suspects fled the area on foot, entered a silver passenger car in the 6800 Block SW Rockpost Road and fled the scene. 

Anyone with information on Guerrero asked to contact the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office at (785)251-2200.