Wichita police say a woman remains in critical condition following a weekend shooting in southeast Wichita.

They say the 25-year-old was in a home in the 1000 block of S. Easter, near Harry and Webb, when three men knocked on the door and forced their way into the home with a gun once it was answered.

The woman was shot her in the leg and chest when she entered the room. There were four other people in the home at the time - an 18-year-old woman and a 16-year-old girl and two 21-year-old men. No one else was hurt.

Police say the victims did not know the suspects.

Officers believe the incident to be an attempted robbery of from a drug house.

No arrests have been made.


One woman is in critical condition in the hospital after a shooting in southeast Wichita Saturday night. Police were still searching for suspects Sunday.

The call came in about 10:50 p.m. Saturday after neighbors reported hearing gunshots coming from inside a home. Officers responded to 1021 S. Eastern St. where they found a 25-year old woman suffering from a gunshot wound. She was taken to Wesley Medical Center in critical condition.

"One of the witnesses reports two suspects pushing their way into 1021 Eastern and shooting the victim," reported Sgt. Ed Brower with the Wichita Police Department.

Kayla Orindgreff and Jayme Goudie live across the street from the home where the shooting happened. They said they heard the shooting.

"We heard a loud disturbance," Orindgreff said. "We weren't really sure what it was but it sounded like gunshots. I looked out the window we saw a car speeding away."

Two female witnesses say there were three male suspects total. After shooting the victim, they left the scene in a silver, four-door car. Orindgreff said it looked like a Lexus. No arrests have been made.

Area residents tell Eyewitness News they live in a usually quiet neighborhood.

"I am shocked that that happened in our neighborhood for sure," Goudie said. "It's something that you don't expect to happen close to home." But neighbors said police have been called out to that house several times before.

"Very out of the normal," said nearby resident Tom Foster. "That really bothers me because it has been such a good neighborhood. It really, really bothers me."

"It's just scary, you know, I've lived here three years," Orindgreff said. "It's a quiet neighborhood. We all kind of know each other so it's really scary."

But neighbors said they didn't really know much about the home or who lives there. One neighbor said she sometimes sees two men sitting on the front porch, but that's all she knows.

"They're new residents so we really don't know them well," Orindgreff said. "They're really kind of in and out so they're not really personable, I guess."

Goudie said, "They keep to themselves. They're not ones to wave or say hello."

Other neighbors said they plan on having a community meeting soon to discuss how they help keep this from happening in their neighborhood again.

"All you can do is go one," Foster said. "My house is paid for, I'm not leaving. I'm staying right here till the day I die, whenever that is."

If you have any information about this crime or possible suspects, you're encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111.