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Drive by leaves man shot in leg

WICHITA _ A drive-by shooting early today left one man shot in the leg and his vehicle with two bullet holes.

Wichita police are searching for a maroon colored vehicle, possibly a 2000 model Oldsmobile used in the drive-by, said Sgt. Anna Hatter, spokeswoman with the Wichita Police Department.

Police were called to the 1300 block of North Volutsia shortly before 3 a.m. A victim reported he was standing in the street speaking with two other people seated inside a parked vehicle when the maroon car passed, Hatter said. Several shots were fired from the maroon vehicle's rear passenger window.

One of the bullets struck the man in his right leg. He was taken to an area hospital.

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