Man shot, woman stabbed after dispute in S. Wichita

The Wichita Police Dept. responds to a shooting and stabbing in south Wichita.
The Wichita Police Dept. responds to a shooting and stabbing in south Wichita.(KWCH)
Published: Jan. 22, 2023 at 9:01 PM CST
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Update Jan. 23: Police say they responded to the call of the shooting/stabbing at around 8:25 Sunday in the 3100 block of S. Rutan. While en route, they found a 22-year-old man at E. Ross Parkway and S. Rutan who said he had been shot in the leg at the home on Rutan. He said he was shot by an unknown man who fled the scene. The shooting victim was taken to the hospital and later released.

After they reached the home on Rutan, police found a 30-year-old woman with a stab wound to her abdomen. She was hospitalized with serious injuries.

The investigation revealed that the 22-year-old man was involved in a property dispute with another man at the home when the woman attempted to intervene and was stabbed. The woman went back into the house, and shots were fired outside.

The investigation is ongoing. Those with information can call investigators at 316-268-4407 or submit an anonymous Crime Stoppers top at 316-267-2111.

Sedgwick County Emergency Communications Dispatchers confirms one victim suffered a gunshot wound and another victim suffered a stab wound in the 3100 block of S. Rutan around 8:30 p.m., Sunday.

Sedgwick County Dispatchers said the person who was shot was transported to the hospital with critical injuries. The person who was stabbed was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

12 News has a crew headed to the scene to gather more details.