Sedgwick County Crime Stoppers are featuring a shooting in Newton as “Crime of the week” because Newton and Harvey County do not have a Crime Stoppers program.
Newton Police is searching for a suspect in a shooting and attempted vehicle theft that occurred at about 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 15 in the 400 block of Normandy.
A homeowner noticed someone was trying to steal his vehicle, so he confronted the man, who then shot him several times.
The homeowner was taken to a hospital and underwent a surgical procedure. He is recovering.
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The shooter was last seeing running from the household, but it is unknown where he went. His description is unknown.
If you have any information, call Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111. Several people have offered money for an award, so if you have information that could lead to this suspect’s arrest, you could be eligible for an award in excess of $2,500.