Dec 28, 2021

6 including young child in Kan. home during drive-by shooting

Posted Dec 28, 2021 9:00 AM

SEDGWICK COUNTY—Law enforcement authorities are investigating a drive-by shooting and asking the public for help with information.

Just after 3:12a.m.  Monday, police were dispatched to check shots in the area of the Hunter's Glen neighborhood near 45th Street North and K-96 Highway in the city of Maize, according to a media release.

A home located in the 700 block of South Longbranch had been struck by several bullets fired from the street in front of the residence. Several rounds penetrated the walls of the home where six people were asleep inside including a very young child.

Fortunately no one was injured, but the incident could have resulted in serious injury or death to the occupants of the home.

Maize Police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the person or person(s) responsible for this shooting. The shooting appears deliberate and the home targeted. No other homes were struck.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Maize Police Detective Piper at 316-425-3356 or you may report information anonymously to Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County at 316-267-2111 or online at Residents in the area are also asked to check any surveillance video footage for anything unusual between 2:30 AM and 3:30 AM and provide the footage to police.Reference Maize PD Case Number: 202101182