Suspect arrested in St. Patrick’s Day shooting


WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – An arrest has been made in connection with a shooting that occurred on St. Patrick’s Day that injured two men.

Edward Kennedy, 20-years-old, was taken into custody Saturday by Wichita Police Department. Edwards is accused of one Aggravated Battery, Criminal Discharge of a Firearm, and two counts of Aggravated Assault.

The case is from St. Patrick’s Day. Police reported it at Ross Parkway and Jewett at 8:50 p.m. Two men, 44 and 19, were injured. The 44-year-old was treated and released with a non-life-threatening injury. The 19-year-old had a minor injury, but police did not say whether he suffered a gunshot wound. Police responded to the hospital when the victims went to the ER with injuries.

The two men and a 19-year-old male driver, who was not injured, were in a moving vehicle when the shooting happened, police said. Several shots were fired at the vehicle.

Police initially said the shooting was not believed to be a random incident.

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