Updated 1:35 p.m.: Police say an 18-year-old who shot a man in the leg at a home near 17th and Hillside was still on the loose early Thursday afternoon.
The man, 45, knows the teen, who reportedly pulled a gun and fired at him at about 11 a.m. during a fight, Wichita police Officer Charley Davidson said. The teen ran away afterward.
Police responding to the address, in the 1700 block of North Lorraine, found the man with a bullet wound to his leg. He was taken to Wesley Medical Center, received treatment and was released, Davidson said.
Originally, the man was considered to be in critical condition, a Sedgwick County dispatcher said.
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Davidson didn’t know what the fight was about or the man’s relationship to the teen.
“Investigators are now working to locate the suspect,” he said at about 1:30 p.m. Thursday.
Original story: One person has been wounded in a shooting reported near 17th and Lorraine in Wichita.
The shooting was reported at around 11 a.m., a Sedgwick County dispatcher said. The person hurt was taken to a Wichita hospital in critical condition, she said. She did not know that person’s age or gender.
Further details were not immediately available. Wichita police are investigating.