Crime of the Week - Wichita and Sedgwick County
Crime of the Week - Wichita and Sedgwick County
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Just after 5 a.m. on Wednesday, June 6, a man was shot in the back while sitting inside his home in the 1900 block of east Marion Road. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition, but is expected to survive his injuries. Police believe the suspect walked up to the residence, fired one shot from a high-powered rifle though a glass window and accidentally fired a second shot while running from the scene. Neighbors reported seeing a dark-colored SUV in the area at the time of the shooting.

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.