WPD: Suspect caught in Manhattan shot a man in a Wichita parking lot

Jeffrey Porter, Jr. (Source: Wichita Police Dept.)
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WICHITA, Kan. (WIBW) — The attempted homicide suspect arrested in Manhattan on Wednesday is accused of shooting another man at a Wichita apartment complex, the Wichita Police Dept. says.

The Riley Co. Police Dept. captured Jeffrey Porter, Jr., around 9 a.m. in the 200 block of Tuttle Creek Blvd. At the time, they said the 25-year-old Wilsey man was wanted on a $250,000 Sedgwick Co. warrant for attempted homicide as well as a no bond warrant for a probation violation out of Harvey Co.

On Thursday, the Wichita Police Dept released new details about his arrest.

The department says their officers found a 21-year-old man around 1 a.m. on Wednesday when they responded to an emergency call in the 2400 block of S. Glendale St. The victim was taken to a local hospital in serious condition and remains there.

Investigators determined Porter fired multiple shots at the unidentified victim in the parking lot of the Wildwood Apts., 5001 E. Pawnee, striking the man. After being shot, he reportedly ran to a nearby home to ask for help.

Wichita police are still investigating the incident and say they plan to present the results to the Sedgwick Co. District Attorney's Office.