1 dead, 1 injured in shooting at Wichita apartment complex


WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Police are investigating a deadly shooting at a west Wichita apartment complex.

The shooting happened at Morgan’s Landing Apartments at 3801 W. 13th St. North around 7 p.m. on Sunday.

Police said there were five people inside the apartment when the shooting happened.

“During the investigation, three unknown armed suspects forced their way inside and fired several shots,” said Capt. Jason Stephens, Wichita Police Department.

A 17-year-old boy died. Another 17-year-old boy was taken to the hospital and treated for minor injuries.

Police said the shooting was not a random incident and believe drugs are a factor.

If anyone has any information, you are asked to call detectives at (316) 268-4407, the See Something Say Something hotline at (316) 519-2282, or Crime Stoppers at (316) 267-2111.

Police said they have seen an increase in calls at Magnolia Woods and Morgan’s Landing. There were 267 police calls in 2019, 465 in 2020, and 188 so far this year. Police said they plan to work with management at both complexes.

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