- Associated Press - Wednesday, September 16, 2015

GREAT BEND, Kan. (AP) - Authorities have identified the victim of a fatal shooting in western Kansas as a 39-year-old Texas man.

The Great Bend Tribune (https://bit.ly/1JbHWFZ ) reports that Great Bend police say the man shot last Friday was Jeremy Saldana, of San Angelo, Texas. An Ellsworth Correctional Facility employee is jailed on $1 million bond in the killing.

Authorities say Saldana was shot during an altercation. Saldana and the suspect knew each other.

Ellsworth Correctional Facility spokesman Todd Britton says the suspect has been placed on administrative leave. The suspect worked at the prison entry and on perimeter watch, driving a vehicle.

Anyone with information is urged to contact authorities.


Information from: Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, https://www.gbtribune.com

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