WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Wichita police said a 31-year-old man was shot in the stomach in the area of McCormick and Seneca streets Tuesday night. The incident occurred shortly before 7:20 p.m.
The man went to the Johnson’s General Store to report that he had been shot.
“As officers were coming into the area they got additional information that a vehicle had pulled up, person exited the vehicle and was explaining that he had been shot,” said Wichita Police Lt. Drew Seiler at the scene.
On Wednesday, officers said the victim was shot about a block from the store during a robbery attempt. The victim drove himself from the home the incident occurred to the store. He was taken by ambulance to Via Christi St. Francis hospital where he is in critical condition.
An 18-year-old man was arrested for aggravated burglary and attempted robbery. Police are still wanting to talk to numerous witnesses and people who may have left that home.