WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — The Wichita Police Department (WPD) is investigating the death of a Wichita man who was found inside a home with gunshot wounds.

A news release from the WPD says at approximately 4:28 p.m. on Jan. 1, officers responded to a call to assist the Wichita Fire Department (WFD) in the 5200 block of W 8th St N.

Crews responded to the scene after a man called 911 to report that he believed his friend was dead inside a residence at that location.

Fire crews located 44-year-old Ricky Beans dead inside the house.

WPD investigated and found Beans had suffered gunshot wounds. Officers learned Beans was at the house with others attending a gathering when an altercation occurred, which led to Beans being shot.

The investigation is ongoing. If you have information about the incident, you are encouraged to call investigators at 316-268-4407. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111.

You can also download the free P3 app on the App Store or Google Play to submit an anonymous tip.

If your tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward.