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Milford Man Arrested in Connection to Highway Shooting

Judd Weil-News Director judd.rmmedia@gmail.com


[CHASE COUNTY, Kan.]


The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) and the Chase County Sheriff’s Office announced on May 17, a Milford, Kan. man was arrested in connection to a shooting that occurred along Kansas Highway 150 in Chase County on May 13.


Eric J. McClure, 38, was arrested by officers from the Emporia Police Department at approximately 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, May 17, after being released from Newman Regional Health in Emporia, Kan.


McClure was arrested for suspected aggravated battery, three counts of aggravated assault, felon in possession of a firearm, and circumvention of an ignition interlock device.


The charges allege he shot at an SUV on Highway 150 on the morning of Friday, May 13, injuring a 33-year-old man from Emporia, and placing three other men in the vehicle at risk.


Following the arrest, McClure was booked into the Lyon County Jail.


The investigation remains ongoing.