Police identify 2 teens killed in south Wichita shooting
WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - Wichita police have identified two teenagers who were shot and killed on the city's south side Monday night.
Officers responded just before 9:30 pm. to a shooting call at an apartment complex in the 2700 block of South Emporia. Police spokesperson Trevor Macy said callers reported hearing multiple gunshots and a loud crash.
Officers arrived and found a vehicle that had crashed into a storage unit. The driver, 17-year-old Alexis Cervantes-Martinez, and his passenger, 16-year-old Mariah Zamora, had been shot and were unresponsive, Macy said. Cervantes-Martinez died at the scene, and Zamora was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
"Investigators learned that the two had come to the location to take part in a drug transaction that had been set up on social media," Macy said in a release. "During the meeting, multiple shots were fired by a suspect, striking and fatally injuring both victims."
No arrests have been announced. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact WPD detectives at (316) 268-4407 or submit an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers by calling (316) 267-2111. The case numbers are 22C003187 and 22C003192.
Police say two people, including a 17-year-old, are dead after a shooting in south Wichita Monday night.
The shooting happened at around 9:20 p.m. in the 2800 block of South Emporia, near the intersection of Pawnee and Broadway.
Wichita police said they found a 17-year-old male victim and a female victim shot inside of a vehicle that had crashed into a garage at a nearby apartment complex.
Police said the teen died at the scene and the female was taken to a local hospital where she later died. No suspect information has been released.
Wichita police tell KAKE News they expect to have more information to share Tuesday morning.
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