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WPD: Woman draws pellet gun, QuikTrip security guard shoots her

A woman was injured in a shooting at the Broadway and Murdock Quik Trip early Friday.
A woman was injured in a shooting at the Broadway and Murdock Quik Trip early Friday.(KWCH 12)
Published: Sep. 10, 2021 at 4:54 AM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Update: The Wichita Police Department said a woman shot by a QuikTrip security guard Friday morning had a pellet gun. Police made the discovery after the shooting.

Investigators said the armed security guard was trying to make the woman leave the convenience store when the woman pulled out the weapon.

Police said the security guard gave the woman multiple commands to drop the weapon, but she refused, and the security guard fired her gun, striking the woman.

The woman was taken to an area hospital for treatment and will be booked into jail upon release.

A woman was injured in a shooting at the Broadway and Murdock QuikTrip early Friday.

A security worker at the Quik Trip fired the shots during a disturbance, according to Wichita Police.

The woman was taken to a hospital but is expected to be okay.

Police are still investigating the shooting, and the Quik Trip is back open.

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