Crime of the Week

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The crime

On Wednesday, Dec. 1, a family was inside its home in the 700 block of North Hoover. At about 7 p.m., someone standing in the street fired nine shots from a handgun into the house. A woman inside the house was struck in the head by one of the bullets and was taken to the hospital in serious condition. She survived her injuries.

Whom to contact

If you have information about this case or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111. You can also submit a tip online at or from your mobile phone by texting TIP217 then your message to CRIMES (274637). All tips received are secure and anonymous.

If your tip leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County is a nonprofit organization of residents against crime.

Crime Stoppers case number: 1106

Department case number: 10C085740

Lead detective: Det. Chad Beard, Wichita Police Department