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Police search for man after woman critically wounded in Fairway shooting

Fairway police are searching for a man after a possible domestic violence shooting Monday morning left a woman critically wounded.

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding Franklin L. Grammer Jr., 53, who was last known to be driving a blue 2000 Dodge Dakota pick-up truck with Oklahoma license 522-MTH and ladder racks.

Police arrived at a houses in the 6200 block of Glenfield Drive about 10:30 a.m. to find the victim with a gunshot wound to the head, they said. A man shot her as she worked painting a Fairway house, they said.

Jami Hyde, owner of the house being painted, said the victim was Betty Grammer, wife of the man police are seeking. Betty Grammer owned a painting company and was working with her crew when her husband, who was painting a house in Missouri, arrived, Hyde said.

Hyde said she heard a commotion outside and saw Grammer, gun in hand, chasing another painter.

“I saw him with a gun, and he looked right at me and started going up the street,” Hyde said. “I went over by the side of the house and found Betty shot.”

The victim was taken to a hospital.

Anyone with information is asked to call Fairway police at 913-262-2364, the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department at 913-782-0720 or the TIPS hotline at 816-474-8477.

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