WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — Police say the two people shot at a Wichita store late Wednesday night shot each other. They say a 23-year-old man was allegedly trying to commit a robbery, and a 25-year-old man was trying to stop him. Police say it resulted in an exchange of gunfire.
The shooting happened in a strip mall on Harry, near Broadway, around 10:30 p.m.
Wichita police found both men with critical injuries inside one of the stores. Both were taken to the hospital. Police say the two are expected to survive.
“We do know one of the calling parties was actually on the phone with one of the individuals in the store when the shots were fired,” Sgt. Jay Lewis, Wichita Police Department, said.
The Wichita Police Department is asking anyone with any additional information on the shooting to please call WPD detectives at 316-268-4407, the See Something Say Something hotline at 316-519-2282, or submit an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111.