Denny’s employee shot, killed outside restaurant in east Wichita

Police responded to a shooting at Denny's in east Wichita
Police responded to a shooting at Denny's in east Wichita(KWCH)
Published: Nov. 10, 2021 at 4:48 AM CST
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Update: The Wichita Police Department (WPD) identified the man killed at Denny’s, 4024 E. Harry, early Wednesday morning as 45-year-old Monzell Brocks of Wichita.

Around 2:30 a.m., officers responded to a shooting call at the restaurant. They arrived to find Brocks had been shot. He was taken to an area hospital for medical treatment where he died.

The investigation revealed, several males and females arrived at the business and sat at a table. Brocks works at the business and was sitting at their table and associating with the group while they were there. As the group began to leave, Brocks went outside as well and shots were fired striking him and causing his fatal injuries.

Detectives have recovered illegal drugs, two handguns, and shell casings during their investigation, and detectives are still working to learn all the details of what occurred.

This is not believed to be a random incident and the investigation is ongoing. If anyone has information on this case they can call WPD detectives at 316-268-4407, the See Something Say Something hotline at 316-519-2282, or Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111.

An early-morning shooting at an east-Wichita restaurant has left a 45-year-old man in critical condition.

Police responded to the shooting just after 2:30 Wednesday morning at Denny’s on East Harry. Police have no description of the suspect and are still interviewing witnesses.

We will have more details as they become available.

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