Five injured in shooting at northeast Wichita hotel


WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – A shooting at the Super 8 near 37th Street North and Rock Road resulted in five people being taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. It happened on Saturday at around 3 a.m.

Wichita police say the incident started when there was a disturbance at a large party at the hotel. More than 20 shots were fired during the incident, most of which occurred in the parking lot.

Police say a 20-year-old man, an 18-year-old man, and a 65-year-woman all sustained non-life-threatening gunshot wounds. They were transported to area hospitals for medical treatment.

A 19-year-old man and a 24-year-old man who were both involved arrived at an area hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

According to Wichita police, only four of the victims were connected to the party. The 65-year-old woman was struck while in a room and was not part of the disturbance.

Police do not have any suspects in custody and are looking through surveillance video from the hotel to try and determine exactly what happened.

Police ask anyone with information on this case to call WPD detectives at (316) 268-4407, See Something Say Something hotline at (316) 519-2282, or Crime Stoppers at (316) 267-2111.

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