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The assailant came into the Kansas state revenue office and asked specifically for the victim before shooting him

Paula Rogo
Sep, 22, 2017

A tax agent, who was shot five times at a Kansas Department of Revenue office, survived “by the grace of God”, according to the man’s family.

Cortney Holloway was shot on Tuesday by a man he was investigating at the Kansas Department of Revenue state office. The shooter, identified as Todd Wirths, owed up to $400,000 in sales taxes for his construction business, and Holloway was involved in seizing Wirths’ assets earlier that day.



Hours later, Wirths walked into the building and asked specifically for Holloway. When Holloway moved towards him, Wirths pulled out his weapon and shot him multiple times before leaving the scene. Wirth was arrested soon after and iswaiting to be charged with first-degree murder.

He has had past issues with anger, according to local outlets. 

Holloway’s health is currently stable, according to Moniqueka Holloway, his wife of 12 years. They have two sons together.

 “God is the head of our lives and we believe that while this was an attempt to create a level of disaster, our faith in God will pull him through and everything in his body will be as it was before all of this happened,” she told the local KSN station.

We will keep updating this story.