Teens arrested after shooting at Mexican restaurant and several cars in north Wichita

Crime

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Wichita police said four teenagers were arrested after firing shots at several cars and a restaurant. 

The shooting happened around 12:30 Saturday morning at the Cortez Mexican Restaurant in the 300 block of West 29th Street North. 

Police said they found bullet holes in five cars and the restaurant. 

Officers located a vehicle involved in the shooting. Four teens, ages 18, 17, 16 and 15, were arrested. 

Three handguns were found. One was reported stolen. 

“We mentioned this several times,” said officer Paul Cruz. “Do not leave your weapon in a vehicle. We don’t want these weapons to get into the wrong hands.”

A 21-year-old man later showed up to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the hip. He was at the restaurant at the time the shots were fired. He was treated and released. 

The teens were booked for aggravated battery, destruction to automobiles and criminal possession of a firearm by a juvenile. 

The 18-year-old man, identified as Felton T. Williams on jail arrest records, faces a marijuana charge.

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