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Man critically injured in shooting at American Legion in N. Wichita

A heavy police presence follows a shooting call near 13th and Hydraulic in N. Wichita on...
A heavy police presence follows a shooting call near 13th and Hydraulic in N. Wichita on Thursday night, Feb. 11, 2021.(KWCH 12)
Published: Feb. 11, 2021 at 10:34 PM CST
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Update: The Wichita Police Department said a 34-year-old man was critically injured in a Thursday night shooting at the American Legion in the 1300 block of North Hydraulic. Police said there was a party inside the building when the shooting occurred. The emergency call was made a little before 10 p.m.

Police said a disturbance occurred during the party when the man was shot.

At about 11:30 p.m., police said they were talking to witnesses in the effort to piece together what led up to the shooting. Police did not provide a suspect description, but did indicate that the injured man’s injuries are non-life-threatening.

A strong police presence followed a Thursday night shooting call near 13th and Hydraulic in north Wichita. Police responded to the reported shooting a little before 10 p.m.

Our photojournalist on the scene saw several police vehicles parked near the American Legion building and witnessed an ambulance leave that location. Our crew remains on scene to gather further information on what led up to the shooting, whether police are looking for any suspects in the case and the severity of possible injuries.

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