Just after 5 a.m. on Wednesday, June 6, a man was shot in the back while sitting inside his home in the 1900 block of east Marion Road in south Wichita. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition, but is expected to survive his injuries. Police think the suspect walked up to the residence, fired one shot from a high-powered rifle though a glass window and accidentally fired a second shot while running from the scene. Neighbors reported seeing a dark-colored SUV in the area at the time of the shooting.
Whom to contact
If you have information about this shooting or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111. You can also submit a tip online at www.wsccs.com or from your mobile phone by texting TIP217 then your message to CRIMES (274637). All ways are secure and anonymous. If your tip leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000, and Crime Stoppers will never ask your name. Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County is a nonprofit organization of citizens against crime.
Crime Stoppers case number: 1224
Department case number: 12C039607
Lead detective: Det. Tennyson, Wichita Police Department