Crime & Courts

Teens leaving house with TV shoot at witness

Two teens were arrested Friday after firing a shot at a woman who saw them leave a residence in west Wichita carrying a television set.

It happened at 1:05 p.m. Friday in the 300 block of North Fern, south of McLean Boulevard near West Second Street, police said.

When the woman yelled at the teens after seeing them leave a house with the TV, one turned and fired a shot at her, said Sgt. Ron Hunt. The woman was not injured.

Police found two males, ages 15 and 16, in the area with stolen property, Hunt said.

They were booked on charges of aggravated assault, residential burglary and truancy, he said.

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