WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - The deputy chief of the Wichita Police Department said a 16-year-old girl who was shot earlier this week was shot 13 times. She was one of two people wounded in that incident.

Deputy Chief Jose Salcido said during a news conference Friday morning that the shooting early Tuesday morning stemmed from an argument. A 23-year-old man was shot multiple times as well. Both were in critical condition at last update. 

The suspect, 24-year-old Tmori Kyle Wright, was booked at around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday and was charged Friday with two counts of attempted first-degree murder. A judge set his bond at $250,000.

Tmori Kyle Wright (Sedgwick County Jail)

The 23-year-old man and teen, who police initially said was 17, were shot at a home near 13th and Oliver. In a release on its Facebook page Wednesday, Wichita police said Wright and the victims know each other.


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A 23-year-old man and 17-year-old girl were critically hurt in a shooting in northeast Wichita early Tuesday morning, police said. 

Officers responded just before 6 a.m. to a shooting in the 1100 block of North Harding, near 13th and Oliver. They arrived to find both victims with multiple gunshot wounds.

"The victims were transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries," The Wichita Police Department said in a release. "The victims underwent surgery and are in critical condition."

The release said the incident wasn't random, but investigators have not been able to fully determine what led to the shooting. No arrests have been announced. 

Anyone with information is asked to call WPD detectives at (316) 268-4407, the See Something Say Something hotline at (316) 519-2282 or Crime Stoppers at (316) 267-2111.

 

Two people have been critically hurt in a shooting in northeast Wichita near 13th and Oliver.

Emergency crews were called to the home in the 1100 block of N. Harding just before 5:30 Tuesday morning. Wichita Police Sgt. Ryan Schomaker says a man and woman in their early to mid-twenties were both shot in the home. Investigators are still trying to figure out a motive for the shooting.

Sgt. Schomaker says a third person was in the home at the time of the shooting and was not hurt. 

No arrests have been made. Police ask if you know anything about the shooting to call investigators at Wichita Patrol East at (316) 350-3420 or Crime Stoppers at (316) 267-2111.