Deputies and detectives of the Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported shooting at 215 S. 3rd St. in Easton at approximately 8:15 a.m. Wednesday.

Deputies made contact with a 58-year-old male inside the residence at that location. The subject had been shot but was conscious and alert. The subject was transported to an area hospital by Leavenworth County EMS.

Investigators are interested in speaking to a person of interest, Daniel W. Owens, 43. Owens has ties to the Easton area as well as the city of Leavenworth and the Kansas City, Kansas area.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office at 913-682-5724.