Victim identified in south Wichita shooting

WICHITA, Kansas – A woman is dead this morning after a shooting late Tuesday. Police responded to the 5000 block of South Elmhurst around midnight.

When they arrived, they found a 54-year-old woman suffering a gun-shot wound to the chest. She was taken to the hospital in critical condition and died about an hour later.

The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Department identified her as Robin Buckley of Wichita.

“At the time of the incident, we believe there were five people at the residence. The person who fired the weapon called 911 to report incident to police. That person has not been arrested at this time and is getting medical treatment for an unrelated issue,” said Capt. Greg Pollock.

The sheriff’s department says the person who fired a weapon was not arrested and taken to the hospital to seek medical treatment on an unrelated issue.

One person, identified by the sheriff’s department as 52-year-old Donald Cook, was booked for criminal possession of a firearm and interfering with law enforcement.

Forensic investigators and detectives have been collecting evidence and conducting interviews. The investigation is ongoing, and the case will be presented to the Sedgwick County District Attorney’s Office.

The sheriff’s department says the shooting stems from domestic violence.

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