WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - Wichita police responded to a report of a shooting in the 10000 block of West Greenfield early Tuesday morning. It happened just after 8:30. A 58-year-old woman was transported to the hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
"A male (neighbor) had called 911 stating that a female was at his door with a gunshot wound," said officer Charley Davidson.
On Tuesday afternoon, police released further details in the investigation. They said that the woman and the 27-year-old male suspect lived at a home in the 9900 block of West Yosemite. Police said the woman was a long-time family friend who moved into the home after the suspect's mother passed away.
Investigators learned that the woman was in the bathroom when the suspect fired numerous rounds, striking her in the hand. After the shooting, the suspect fled in the victim's vehicle. She ran to nearby neighbor.
As police were responding to the shooting call, an officer came upon an accident in the 1900 block of South Tyler north of Yosemite. They found a 27-year-old suspect dead inside. Police identified him on Wednesday as Daniel Dalton.
"This male was confirmed to have been involved in the earlier disturbance with the 58-year-old female," added officer Davidson.
A motive for the shooting hasn't been released.
CORRECTION: Police originally said the shooting victim was the mother of 27-year-old man. They determined it was a long-time family friend.
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