Man using racial slurs shoots at another man in Wichita

IHOP Restaurant at 515 S. Ridge Circle, Wichita. (Photo: KSN/Shardaa Gray)

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – A man reported he was shot at in west Wichita early Saturday morning by another man he said was using racial slurs. The incident occurred about 2:30 a.m. at the IHOP restaurant in the 500 block of S. Ridge.

Wichita Police Sgt. Steve Yarberry said 31-year-old man reports he asked another man to stop using racial slurs at the restaurant. The victim said as he was driving away the suspect fired two shots at him. One of the rounds struck the tailgate of his vehicle. The man was not injured.

Yarberry said the victim did not know the suspect. He said no one is in custody, and officers are not considering the incident a hate crime.

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