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