Wichita Police identify man killed in Friday morning shooting

Published: Oct. 30, 2020 at 5:03 AM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Wichita Police have identified the man that died in a shooting early Friday morning.

Police said 34-year-old Stephen Muriithi died after he was shot during a disturbance at an apartment at the Villa del Mar complex. The disturbance had stemmed from an earlier physical disturbance, according to police.

The investigation is ongoing. Police are asking if anyone has any information about the shooting to call WPD detectives at 316-268-4407, the See Something Say Something hotline at 316-267-2111, or Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111.

One person is dead following reports of a shooting at the Villa del Mar apartments near the Keeper of the Plains.

Reports came in of a shooting around 2 a.m. Multiple units are on scene due to a crowd that was gathered at the complex to make it safe for EMS to respond.

Police said paramedics treated the victim for a while but they later died. Police are still investigating how that person died.

Police are looking for a person of interest but have no other suspects at this time and said there is no threat to the public.

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