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Kimball Shooting Under Investigation

Kimball residents were warned to avoid the area of a reported shooting Tuesday evening in which a victim was transported by ambulance to Kimball Health Services.

The incident occurred in the 3400 block of Highway 30 in eastern Kimball, according to an emergency alert texted out at 5:39 p.m. The emergency system also alerted residents by phone and a shooting was mentioned on the scanner, so word of the situation spread quickly.

The alert followed Kimball police and Kimball County sheriff's officers being called to the scene, where Finer Motel is located. The State Patrol soon rushed multiple ve...