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Staff member
Feb 14, 2021

At approximately 11:42 AM on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, Salina Fire Department EMS and Salina Police Officers were dispatched to the 700 block of North 4th Street, Salina, for a report of the sound of gunfire and someone screaming. Upon arrival, Salina Police Officers located a female inside a vehicle at 731 N. 4th Street, Salina. This female had a gunshot wound and was pronounced deceased by Salina Fire Department EMS personnel. The deceased female was identified as Courtney Ann Hoffman, 36 years old, of Salina, Kansas.

The Salina Police Department investigated innumerable leads during this homicide investigation. This resulted in Nelson Gerrod Hull III being identified as the suspect in the killing of Courtney Ann Hoffman. An arrest warrant for Murder in the 1st Degree was issued by the Saline County District Court for Hull.

Law enforcement is actively seeking the whereabouts of Hull and he should be considered armed and dangerous. If you have any information pertaining to Hull’s current location contact 911 immediately.

If you have any information concerning this individual or event, you can also call Crimestoppers at 825-TIPS, text SATIPS to CRIMES (274637), or visit to submit a web tip. You may receive a cash reward up to $2,500, and you are not required to give your name. Case 2021-5058. Detective Jeff Vaughan.

NELSON GERROD HULL III: Black / Male / 35 years of age / 6’ 3” / 220 lbs / Black Hair/ Brown Eyes, tattoo right side of neck: Mi Familia.