SEDGWICK COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating three more fatal shootings in Wichita over the weekend and have identified the victims.
Just after 2 a.m. Saturday police were dispatched to a shooting in the 1100 Block of North Estelle in Wichita, according to Lt. Todd Ojile. Officers found a 25-year-old man in the street with a gunshot wound. The victim identified as Semaj Chambers was transported to a local hospital where he died.
Investigators learned that Chambers had come to the residence to visit friends. He got into a physical altercation with another individual. Following the confrontation, Chambers and others left the residence. When they returned and were standing outside the residence, according to Ojile, someone shot and killed Chamber. A few hours later, police arrested a 17-year-old boy and a 33-year-old man for the shooting death. Authorities expect to present a case to the district attorney on Tuesday.
Just before 4:30a.m. Sunday, police responded to report of a shooting in the 4000 Block of East Stearman Court in Wichita, according to Lt. Todd Ojile. Officers found a man in a driveway with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim indented as 32-year-old Daniel Lopez-Silva was transported to a local hospital where he died.
Investigators say Lopez-Silva had been at the residence visiting friends throughout the early morning hours. As he stepped out of the house, a vehicle pulled up, shots were and shots were fired from the vehicle, according to Ojile. Police have not made any arrests in the case.
Just after 8p.m. Sunday, police were dispatched to a shooting in the 1600 Block of South Green in Wichita, according to Lt. Todd Ojile. Officers found a man with a gunshot wound to his leg. At about the same time, another shooting call came from an address in the 2600 Block of East Wilma. Officers found a 26-year-old Rolando Holt with multiple gunshot wounds. He died at the scene.
Investigators learned Holt was visiting friends at the residence, according to Ojile. Sometime during the evening, unknown suspects came to the residence and shot Holt. They fled on foot. Police have no other information on the suspects. Anyone with information is asked to call police.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after two people were killed and a third person was wounded during separate shootings in Wichita.
The first shooting happened early Sunday. Officer Paul Cruz says a 33-year-old man was wounded during a disturbance at a home. He died later at a hospital.
Police also are investigating a Sunday night shooting that left one person dead and another critically injured.
The names of the victims weren’t immediately released.
In addition, police say a man died in an early Saturday morning shooting in northeast Wichita.
Police say officers responded around 2 a.m. Saturday to a report of a shooting. Arriving officers found a man in his 20s with a gunshot wound to the chest. He was taken to a local hospital, where he died.