Sheriff Jeff Easter explains why deputy shot man near DCF building

Richard J. Gore, 60, of Wichita appeared to be intoxicated and was waving around and firing a handgun in a field near the Department for Children and Families building near Pawnee and Oliver when a witness called police at 2:57 p.m. Tuesday.
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Richard J. Gore, 60, of Wichita appeared to be intoxicated and was waving around and firing a handgun in a field near the Department for Children and Families building near Pawnee and Oliver when a witness called police at 2:57 p.m. Tuesday.

Jason Tidd is a reporter at The Wichita Eagle covering breaking news, crime and courts.