Police: Woman shot in back outside Wichita party

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a 26-year-old woman was shot in the back when she went outside to check on a disturbance during a house party in Wichita.

Wichita police Sgt. Brian Sigman said the woman was shot in the back twice shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday. According to police, witnesses said the shooter was in a red Dodge Charger with tinted windows and chrome wheels that drove off after the shooting.

The woman was taken to Wesley Medical Center for treatment and released. Sigman said the woman did not appear to be involved in the disturbance and just happened to step outside when the shooting took place.

An investigation is ongoing.

 

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