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2 injured in separate Wichita shootings on Hydraulic

Two people are recovering in the hospital after two separate shootings in Wichita on South...
Two people are recovering in the hospital after two separate shootings in Wichita on South Hydraulic. Police have not said whether the shootings are connected.(KWCH)
Updated: Jun. 11, 2021 at 6:16 AM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Two people are recovering in the hospital after two separate shootings in Wichita on South Hydraulic. Police have not said whether the shootings are connected.

The first shooting happened at 9:20 p.m. in the 4600 block of S. Hydraulic. Police said they got a call drive-by shooting in that area. On the scene, witnesses reported that shots were being fired toward a house from a parked car. Officers found gun damage to the house. About 10 to 15 minutes later, a victim arrived at a local hospital with a shotgun wound. Police said the victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Police are stills searching for a suspect.

The call of the second shooting occurred around 11:40 p.m. in the 1200 block of N. Hydraulic. When officers arrived, they found a man in his 20′s with a gunshot wound to his chest. He was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. lInvestigators are still gathering information and looking for a suspect in this case as well.

Police say they will continue to patrol the area throughout the night and there is no threat to the public.

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