Man shot in face over possible drug deal

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A man is rushed to the hospital after being shot in the face early Saturday morning in southeast Wichita.

Before 2 a.m., police found the man on East Whitney Lane – east of Pawnee and I-135.

Wichita Police Sgt. Danny Brown said the man was shot in the cheek. The victim, in his 30’s, is expected to survive.

“First indication is that it may have been over some sort of drugs or something along those lines, but there isn’t a lot of information about suspects at this time,” Brown said.

Anyone with information is asked to call police or Crime Stoppers at (316) 267-2111.