Man shot in hand while walking on Volutsia

05/14/2014 11:15 AM

05/14/2014 6:10 PM

A 21-year-old man was wounded in a shooting incident shortly after noon Tuesday in Wichita, police said.

The victim told police he was walking south on Volutsia from 12th Street when he heard six or seven shots and then felt pain in his left hand, Lt. Dan East said. He walked to Wesley Medical Center, where he was treated for a gunshot wound.

He was then released, a police document said.

Police are asking anyone with knowledge of the shooting incident to call investigators at 316-268-4191 or Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111. Tips can also be submitted online at www.WichitaCrimeStoppers.com or via mobile phone by texting TIP217 then the message to CRIMES (274637).

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