Stranger fires shots inside, outside house near Central, Edgemoor

06/30/2014 12:10 PM

06/30/2014 12:11 PM

An intruder fired one shot inside a house and a second shot outside Sunday night in east Wichita, police said.

A man and woman said the stranger forced his way into their house in the 600 block of North Ridgewood shortly after 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Lt. Dan East said. That’s near Central and Edgemoor in east Wichita.

The stranger punched the 27-year-old man in the face, then pointed a gun at the couple and fired a shot inside the house, East said. He took undisclosed items and left, firing another shot outside the house before he disappeared.

Neither the man nor the woman was injured, East said. They told police the intruder was a black male about 25 years of age who is 6-feet-1 and 270 pounds. He has a beard and wore black framed glasses, blue jeans and a black T-shirt.

Anyone with information related to the incident is asked to call detectives at 316-268-4407 or Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111. Tips can also be sent online at or via mobile phone by texting TIP217 then the message to CRIMES (274637).

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