Police make arrest in connection with N. Wichita shooting, 1 injured
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Update May 25: Police arrested 56-year-old Kenneth James of Wichita on charges of aggravated battery in Wednesday’s shooting. The victim is a 50-year-old man from Wichita who suffered critical but non-life-threatening injuries.
The victim and the suspect were involved in an argument and a brief physical altercation before the shooting.
The victim had surgery and is in stable condition.
Update: Wichita police report arresting a suspect in connection with a shooting reported Wednesday night near 24th Street North and Minnesota. The person identified as a victim in this case suffered injuries described as non-life-threatening after being shot in the torso, police said.
An investigation into a shooting reported a little before 8 p.m. Wednesday has a portion of a street blocked off in a north Wichita neighborhood. A Sedgwick County Dispatch supervisor said there’s a street closure on North Minnesota Street from East McFarland to 24th Street. This scene is northeast of 21st Street and Interstate 135.
The person injured in the shooting was walk-in at a Wichita hospital. 12 News sent a crew to the area to sort out what happened as the investigation continues.
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