Officer Shot At Near Downtown Wichita

Stay up-to-date with KAKE News:

A Wichita police officer on security duty at Wichita Area Technical College was shot at in the 300 block of North Emporia around 1:45 Tuesday afternoon. He was hit by a bullet on his lapel radio, which was located on the officer's chest. However, he was not injured.

He was patrolling on the WATC Central Campus when he was shot at. WATC has locked-down their campus as a safety precaution.

Police shut down a two-block area surrounding the 300 block of North Emporia for the afternoon. All streets were reopened by 6 p.m.

Two buildings in the area - the Shirkmere and the Coleman - were evacuated while police search the buildings for the gunman.

Wichita Area Technical College says their Emporia St. Campus will not hold classes Tuesday night.

Stay with KAKE News for the latest.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
KAKE TV 1500 N. West Street Wichita, KS 67203-1323 (316) 943-4221
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 16987626 -
Gray Television, Inc.