A man has been hospitalized after he was shot by a pawn shop employee Saturday afternoon in south Wichita, police said.
The man entered Mister Pawn at 2339 S. Oliver, near Pawnee, at about 1 p.m. and asked to look at a gun, Officer Paul Cruz said.
When the employee handed a gun to the man, the man tried to strike the employee with it. He then tries to run off.
The pawn shop employee fired a shot at the man, striking him in the left arm, Cruz said. The man kept running, though he was later found by police.
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The pawn shop employee was not arrested for his actions, Cruz said.