Police identify man killed in west Wichita stabbing


WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Wichita police are investigating a homicide Sunday in the 1000 block of South Richmond. Police said it was reported just after 4 p.m.

A witness flagged down the Wichita Fire Department and reported a stabbing in the area. Fire officials notified police of the incident.

Police said the investigation revealed a fight occurred between Rickey Mason and a known suspect over the property. During the fight, the suspect produced a knife and stabbed Mason.

“At that time, the suspect produced a knife and did stab the victim in the upper body,” said officer Paul Cruz, Wichita Police Department. “When officers arrived to the scene, they did locate the victim, and he was pronounced dead on scene.”

Police said it was not a random incident, and they are still trying to locate the suspect. Anyone with information is encouraged to call detectives at (316) 268-4407 or Crime Stoppers at (316) 267-2111.

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