Crime of the Week - Wichita and Sedgwick County
Crime of the Week - Wichita and Sedgwick County
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On Sunday, March 3, shortly after midnight, two teens were walking down the street near the intersection of 12th and Green. A maroon, four door Buick pulled up beside them and several teens got out of the vehicle. They confronted the teens walking, then one pulled a handgun from his waistband and fired one shot. The shot struck one of the teens in the hip. The suspects jumped back into their vehicle and fled the scene. The victim was transported to the hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

The shooter was described as a black male, 15 to 16 years of age, 5 foot 10, 150 pounds, wearing a gray hoodie, gray Nike skullcap, gray sweats, and armed with a black gun. A second suspect was described as black male, mid teens, 5 foot 7, 170 pounds, wearing a black hoodie and black sweats.

If you have information about this shooting or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 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 ways are secure and anonymous. If your tip leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000, and Crime Stoppers will never ask your name. Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County is a non-profit organization of citizens against crime.