A man who was attempting to rob a Honie's Wig & Beauty Supply, near Harry and Hillside, was reportedly shot twice by the manager, Wichita police Lt. Ronald Hunt said. The would-be robber walked into the store at about 12:30 p.m. Monday. He received gunshot wounds to his chin and shoulder and was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. (Video by Bo Rader / The Wichita Eagle)
Wichita Police Chief Gordon Ramsay addresses recent events within the Wichita Police Department, including a federal gambling investigation involving a Wichita officers ( Video by Bo Rader/The Wichita Eagle/Jan. 19, 2018)
City manager Robert Layton announces the creation of a citizens review board for the Wichita Police Department. He says the board will provide oversight, accountability, and transparency for the police department.
District Attorney Marc Bennett talks on Friday about the charges filed against Tyler Barriss over the alleged swatting call he made to Wichita police last month. Barriss was charged with involuntary manslaughter and made his first appearance in a Kansas courtroom after being extradited from California earlier this week. (Jan. 12, 2018)
Tyler Barriss makes his first court appearance via video from jail before Sedgwick County District Court Judge Faith Maughan on Friday. Barriss is charged with involuntary manslaughter in a fatal Wichita swatting case last month. (Jan. 12, 2018)
A Wichita police officer fired two shots at a dog in Danielle Maples' living room on New Year's Eve while all four of her children sat in close proximity. One of the children received minor injuries when a ricochet bullet fragment struck her. Maples exchanged text message with police chief Gordon Ramsay a day later concerning dealing with the media.
Danielle Maples talks about the scene at her home after a police officer, who was called to the home by Maples due to concerns with her husband, fired two shots at the family dog in a small room where all four of Maples' young children were sitting. One of her kids was hit in the forehead by a piece of bullet fragment.
Rachael Hilyard, charged with killing 63-year-old Micki Davis last spring, was found not competent to stand trial during a hearing on Friday. Hilyard is accused of decapitating Davis on April 9. Hilyard will return to the Larned State Hospital to continue treatment. (Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle/Jan. 12, 2018)
Houston police say John Bell entered Latino Cellular in Houston, Texas and told the employee to open the cash register. The employee refused and locked Bell in the store while he prayed and begged the employee to let him out. (Video by Houston Police)