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Police, Crime Stoppers seek help in Old Town shooting

  • Published Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at 11:36 a.m.
  • Updated Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at 7:03 a.m.

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Crime in the Old Town area

Offense

2012

2013

% change

Homicide12100%
Rape22no change
Robbery119-18
Agg Assault3721-43
Simple Assault174105-40
Weapons108-20
Disorderly Conduct4644-4
Total

281

191

-32

Source: Wichita Police Department

Wichita police chief calls shooter a cowardly person

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The crime

The Wichita Police Department is asking for the public’s help in catching the person who shot Kolby Hopkins. At approximately 1 a.m. on Sunday morning, Sept. 22, a shooting occurred in the 100 block of North Mead in Old Town. Seven people were hit and Hopkins, 25, was killed.

The Wichita Police would like assistance from anyone who might have been a witness or heard anything about this homicide.

Whom to contact

If you have information about this homicide 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: 1339

Department case number: 13C062774

Lead detective: Det. Chisholm, Wichita Police Department

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