Crime & Courts

Wichita man shot, killed outside his home in Benjamin Hills neighborhood

UPDATE: The man killed outside his home was Chuck Giles, owner of a popular north Wichita restaurant. See the updated story about him here.


A 55-year-old man was shot and killed outside his north Wichita home Friday night, police say.

The shooting happened around 10 p.m. Friday in the Benjamin Hills neighborhood.

The man had just returned from a trip to the grocery store after work to his home on Columbine Lane near 25th Street and Amidon, a person who is familiar with the situation said.

That person asked that the man not be named until his family is notified by police. She said the man was robbed.

Wichita police are searching for the shooter or shooters involved.

If you have any information, please contact the Wichita Police Department homicide investigators at 316-268-4181 or you can report anonymously to CrimeStoppers at 316-267-2111.

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