15-year-old girl recovering after being shot in the back


WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – A 15-year-old girl is recovering after a shooting in northeast Wichita.

According to authorities, the shooting happened in the 1300 block of N. Estelle Street around 6 p.m. There police found the girl with a gunshot wound to the back. She was taken to the hospital where she is now in stable condition.

Police said there were two groups of people, five teens who were having a BB gun war, and six others, ages 12 to 43, at a nearby home.

“It was reported a silver car drove up the block and an unknown person began shooting multiple shots,” said officer Charley Davidson, Wichita Police Department.

Police said one of the occupants of the group was a gang member and could have been the target of the shooting.

If anyone has any information on this case please call 911 or Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111.

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