Shooting near downtown Wichita leaves one critically injured

A shooting near Old Town Thursday left one person in critical condition. (Photo courtesy KSN News)

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – A 41-year-old man is in critical condition after a shooting near downtown Wichita Thursday afternoon.

According to authorities, the shooting happened in the 300 block of N Topeka Thursday afternoon.

WPD police officer Charley Davidson said the shooting stemmed from a disturbance among several men. Davidson said an innocent bystander attempted to break up an assault by several men and was shot multiple times.

The victim was taken to the hospital in serious condition and remains hospitalized Friday with non-life threatening injuries.

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