Police: Suspect Shoots Man, Then Himself At East Wichita Business

By: Nick Viviani
By: Nick Viviani

WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) -- Two men are in critical condition after a shooting Thursday afternoon at an east Wichita business.

The shooting happened around 2:15 p.m. at the Flying Pig Gift Boutique, a resale shop in the 2600 block of east Douglas. That's two blocks east of Grove.

According to Wichita Police, a man in his 30s armed with a shotgun walked into the store. He approached two women inside, asking for a particular man.

He then confronted a man in his 40s in the back of the shop. Police say he shot the man in the leg, then shot himself in the head.

Both were rushed to a Wichita hospital in critical condition.

Police believe the shooting was domestic-related. Officers say the suspect is a woman's ex-boyfriend and the victim is her current boyfriend.

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