Update: Drug deal ends with four shot in south Wichita

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WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Wichita police said four men were injured in a drug deal and shooting. It happened around 11 p.m. Monday in the 2000 block of West MacArthur.

Officers arrived and found a 23-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his thigh. He was transported to the hospital in serious condition. Police determined four suspects, all men, went to the home to purchase marijuana when an argument broke out and shots were fired.

“Three males went into the home, and one 18-year-old stayed outside in a vehicle,” said officer Charley Davidson. “The 23-year-old male resident, and the three suspects were shot.”

The three suspects that were shot were dropped off at St. Francis hospital by the other suspect. They remain in critical condition. The 23-year-old resident of the home was treated and released.

The suspect that dropped off the men at the hospital was arrested Tuesday. He was booked for aggravated battery, aggravated assault, aggravated burglary, and discharge of a weapon at an occupied dwelling. Police said two of the suspects are documented gang members.

Right now, the case is still under investigation. Charges will be presented to the Sedgwick County District Attorney’s office.

Police said there were three other adults in the mobile home at the time of the shooting. They were not injured.


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