Police: Teenage girl injured in southeast Wichita shooting

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The Wichita Police Department (WPD) is investigating a shooting that injured a girl, 17 over the weekend.

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At approximately 2:26 a.m. Sunday, WPD officers were flagged down at Lincoln and Oliver in reference to a shooting that had occurred. They learned that there was a teenage girl injured in the 4900 block of E. Harry. Officers responded to that location and found a girl, 17, with a gunshot wound to the leg. She was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Officers learned that the girl was in a vehicle with two men, ages 20 and 28, when another car – a white Ford sedan – pulled up next to them. A passenger in the white Ford threatened them with a handgun. They accelerated away from the White Ford and reported hearing three to five shots near Harry and Oliver. When the shots were fired, the 17-year-old was struck as well as the vehicle they were driving.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with Police:  Teen injured in southeast Wichita shooting

The Wichita Police Department (WPD) is investigating a shooting that injured a girl, 17 over the weekend.

At approximately 2:26 a.m. Sunday, WPD officers were flagged down at Lincoln and Oliver in reference to a shooting that had occurred. They learned that there was a teenage girl injured in the 4900 block of E. Harry. Officers responded to that location and found a girl, 17, with a gunshot wound to the leg. She was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Officers learned that the girl was in a vehicle with two men, ages 20 and 28, when another car – a white Ford sedan – pulled up next to them. A passenger in the white Ford threatened them with a handgun. They accelerated away from the White Ford and reported hearing three to five shots near Harry and Oliver. When the shots were fired, the 17-year-old was struck as well as the vehicle they were driving.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact WPD detectives at 316-268-4407 or Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111.

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