Shooting sends one person to hospital; police searching for suspect

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WICHITA, Kansas – One person is being treated for gunshot wounds and police are looking for a suspect in an overnight shooting in northeast Wichita.

Police were called to the scene in the 1200 block of North Spruce just after 10:00 p.m. Tuesday.

They found a 33-year-old man suffering with a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital in serious condition but his wounds are not considered life-threatening.

Witnesses told police the man was visiting with friends when someone came up to the front yard and fired one shot.

Overnight police went door-to-door getting statements from witnesses. So far, they have not identified a suspect in the case. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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