Teen critcally shot during robbery

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – One person is in custody after a robbery left a 15-year-old teen in critical condition.

Sgt. Joe Kennedy says it happened in the 4700 block of East 21st Street North at 2 a.m. Saturday.

Kennedy says a 15-year-old and 19-year-old were walking down 21st Street when a vehicle stopped in front of them.

The victims say five to six people got out and asked the teen what he had in his backpack.

They say one of the suspects then shot the 15-year-old in the leg.

The suspects ran westbound on 21st Street.

The teen was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Officials say they later identified an 18-year-old in connection to the shooting.

The suspect was arrested on suspicion of aggravated robbery.