2 men injured S. Wichita shooting

WICHITA, Kan. Update 12:38 p.m. Saturday, April 27, 2019

Police say preliminary investigation indicates it was an accidental shooting.

Investigators are looking in to a possible gun malfunction.

The investigation is ongoing.

Update 8:45 p.m. Friday, April 26, 2019

Police say two men injured in a south Wichita shooting are believed to be the only ones involved in the incident as officers are not searching for any possible suspects at large.

Police say they're continuing to investigate the shooting reported about 7:12 p.m. at a home near Pawnee and Market. The two injured men are receiving treatment at a local hospital. On the initial report, one man was listed in critical condition while the other was listed as "serious," an upgrade from "critical."

As of 9 p.m., police say neither man's injuries are life-threatening.

Police say this began when an officer was leaving the nearby Patrol South substation and noticed a man who appeared to be distressed on the porch of a home across the street. The officer approached the home and found that man and another man injured with gunshot wounds.


Two people are injured, one critically in a shooting reported Friday evening in south Wichita.

Sedgwick County dispatch says it happened about 7:12 p.m. in the 2300 block of South Market Street in south Wichita (near Pawnee and Market). We're told one person was taken to a local hospital in critical condition. A second person has serious injuries.

We've sent a crew to the scene to gather further information. Stick with kwch.com and tune in to Eyewitness News at 9 and 10 for updates.