UPDATE: Wichita Police make arrest following shooting that left one critically injured in Wichita


WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The Wichita Police Department (WPD) arrested Diane Simmons,48, of Wichita for aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and Maurice Simmons,46, of Wichita for aggravated domestic battery and a city of Wichita misdemeanor warrant.

Officers responded to a shooting call on the 1200 block of North Ash just after 3 p.m.

Upon arrival, officers located Maurice Simmons with a gunshot wound.  He was transported to a local hospital where he was treated and released with non-life-threatening injuries. 

The investigation revealed that Maurice Simmons was involved in a disturbance with Diane Simmons, with whom he was involved in a dating relationship previously.  The disturbance turned physical, at which point Diane Simmons allegedly retrieved a gun and shot the 46-year-old in the arm.

The case will be presented to  presented to the Sedgwick County District Attorney’s Office.  


WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The Wichita Police Department (WPD) said a man in his 50’s was shot in the upper body Thursday afternoon on the 1240 block of North Ash.

Police say the shooting happened just after 3 p.m.

“We arrived on him in the front yard, ” said Sgt. Larry Bray. ” There was a person here in the house who said she had shot him during a fight.”

According to WPD, the man was shot in the arm and was taken to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

WPD is still investigating the incident.

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