MARSHALL COUNTY – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) and the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office are conducting a search for a missing man from Blue Rapids, Kansas, who was last seen on the night of July 4.

On Saturday morning, July 6, the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office requested KBI assistance in investigating the disappearance of Camoran M. Shoptese, 36.

Shoptese was last seen around 10:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 4, at 709 Chestnut St. in Blue Rapids. He is a Native American male, approximately 6 foot 1 inch tall, weighing around 200 pounds. Shoptese has short black hair, brown eyes, and black tattoos covering his neck and chest.

Investigators suspect foul play connected to his disappearance. A 2008 black Chevy Colorado may be associated with the case.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to call the KBI at 1-800-KS-CRIME. Anonymous tips can also be submitted online at https://www.kbi.ks.gov/sar. Rural property owners in the area are also asked to check for and report any suspicious activity they might notice on their land.

The investigation is ongoing.