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Wichita police: Man suffers self-inflicted gunshot wound following traffic stop

One person is in very critical condition after a shooting that happened during a traffic stop...
One person is in very critical condition after a shooting that happened during a traffic stop in southeast Wichita. Police say the injury is self-inflicted.(KWCH)
Published: May. 3, 2021 at 2:14 PM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Update: A traffic stop in southeast Wichita ended with a man shooting himself, according to Wichita police.

The incident started around 1:30 p.m. when an officer stopped the vehicle near Orme and Glendale for a cracked windshield. The driver pulled over with no problems, police said. But a passenger, one of three people inside the vehicle, jumped out and ran from the vehicle.

Following a short foot chase, police said the man produced a firearm and shot himself behind a business near Orme and Oliver. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Detectives are interviewing the other two people who were in the vehicle. Investigators will also review surveillance and body camera footage.

One person is in critical condition after suffering a self-inflicted gunshot wound in east Wichita.

Wichita police say the incident occurred during a traffic stop at Oliver and Orme (just south of Kellogg).

Eyewitness News has a crew headed to the scene to gather more details about the incident.

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