Shooting victim in critical condition; clues scarce

WICHITA — A 21-year-old man is in critical condition this morning after being shot by a stranger as he left for work late Tuesday night, police said.

The victim walked out of his apartment at 1717 S. Cypress when he was shot once by an unknown assailant just after 10 p.m., authorities said.

He was taken to Wesley Medical Center with an abdominal wound and underwent surgery last night, police said.

Authorities have little to work with as they search for the shooter, police said.