Man shot in leg during altercation
12/14/2013 12:56 PM
12/14/2013 12:57 PM
Wichita police say a 35-year-old man is recovering from a leg wound after gunfire erupted during an argument early Saturday near I-135 and Hydraulic.
The altercation involved the 35-year-old and two other men, apparently unknown to the shooting victim, at an address in the 1600 block of East Fortuna, Sgt. Bruce Watts said. Around 3 a.m., one of the men pulled out a handgun and fired, he said.
At least one bullet struck the 35-year-old’s leg, Watts said. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
Saturday afternoon, Watts described the injured man’s condition as “stable.”
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