August 1, 2021

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Officer hurt in Saturday night shooting in Southwest Wichita – KWCH

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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) – A Wichita Police officer shot multiple times in an incident late Saturday night. We’ve confirmed the male suspect died on scene.

Wichita Police say this started as a welfare check on the 500 block W Carlyle. Upon arrival, the two officers were shot at, one officer hit multiple times. The officer was taken to an area hospital, their condition is unknown.

Police confirm there is only one suspect in the shooting.

A number of agencies responded to the scene including Wichita Police Department, Kansas Highway Patrol, and Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office.

Eyewitness News has a crew on scene waiting to hear more from police.

Tune in to Eyewitness News this morning starting Sunday at 7:00 AM on the KSCW for the latest details as we learn them.

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