Airman shot in Warrensburg dies
WARRENSBURG, MO (KPLR) – A Senior Airman from the Whiteman Air Force Base in western Missouri has died from a gunshot wound suffer on Saturday in Warrensburg. Airman John J. Bottom was shot at an off-base residence in Warrensburg, and rushed to a Kansas City hospital for treatment. Bottom later died at the hospital.
The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in the shooting of the airman. According to a AP Wire report, the suspect fired a handgun in a residence Saturday, that struck a friend.
An investigation is ongoing with assistance from the Air Force.