Police identify man killed in shooting at Stryker Sports Complex property, release suspect photos
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Update: Wichita police have identified the man killed Wednesday night following a youth football game at the Stryker Sports Complex as 31-year-old Marquell Nolen.
Police said Nolen got into an argument and physical altercation with the suspect on the west side of the stadium bleachers. The suspect pulled out a handgun, firing multiple shots and Nolen was struck. He was taken to Wesley Woodlawn by a private vehicle where he died.
“This individual who chose to use gun violence as a way to resolve conflict. It’s a shame, and everybody should be outraged by what has occurred here. I can assure the community, the police department is doing everything it can to bring justice about and apprehended this suspect and make sure nothing like this happens again,” said Wichita Police Chief Gordon Ramsay.
The police department released surveillance photos of the suspect. They said while fleeing the scene also left behind a left yellow Nike sneaker with a black swoosh.
Anyone with more information on the shooting is asked to call WPD Investigations at 316-268-4407, the See Something Say Something hotline at 316-519-2282 or Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111
Update 12:15 a.m. Thursday (Oct. 22, 2020): The Wichita Police Department said a man in his late 20s died from his injuries in a shooting reported late Wednesday night in the parking lot of the Stryker Sports Complex, near 29th and Greenwich in northeast Wichita.
The shooting happened a little after 10 p.m. outside the stadium where a youth football game was being played. As of late Wednesday night into early Thursday morning, police had not made an arrest in the case as officers worked to interview witnesses.
Late Wednesday night:
Wichita police late Wednesday night responded to a reported shooting near the Stryker Sports Complex, near 29th North and Greenwich, in northeast Wichita.
A Sedgwick County dispatch supervisor couldn’t provide the severity of possible injuries, but did confirm a shooting call prompted the heavy police response. Eyewitness News sent a crew to the scene to gather further information on possible injuries, details of what led up to the response, and whether police made any arrests in connection with the call.
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