BREAKING NEWS: Armed Standoff Reported In Rural Hunter Area

Sources tell KD-Country 94 and Z96.3 news that a young white male who has been sought after in recent days by authorities was discovered earlier today. The suspect reportedly led police and highway patrol officers to a rural area East of Hunter, and is engaged in an armed standoff. We have unconfirmed reports that there are local authorities and swat officers on site.

State Troopers had the access road to the area blocked off and referred us to the Kansas Highway Patrol Troop C Public Resource Officer in Salina who was unavailable for comment as of 4:45 p.m. this afternoon. There was a fixed wing aircraft visible and circling the area. The scene was was not visible from the road.

We will continue to update this developing story as information becomes available.

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Now in his third year as News Director at KD-Country 94 and Z-96.3 The Lake, Chad is a jack of not all, but many trades. He spent previous years of his working life in hotel management, event planning, security, the aviation industry, staff writing for a newspaper, and as a small business owner. He began doing play-by-play of high school sports for KDNS and KZDY in 2009 and came to work full time for the stations in July of 2015. He is the father of an eight year old daughter who enjoys spending his free time with her, his very significant other and her children. His favorite activities include attending live music and sporting events as well as being a singer/songwriter. A natural conversationalist, he also enjoys a good discussion/debate on a myriad of topics from current events and politics to sports and philosophy. He resides in Beloit with his daughter and continues to write sports and meeting stories for the local newspaper.