A man is in jail in Cowley County in connection to a shooting Friday.
It happened around 2 p.m. in the 500 block of St. James Court. A 26-year-old man was shot multiple times and transported by EMS to a Wichita hospital for treatment. He is expected to recover from his injuries.
Police soon learned there were two suspects involved who ran from the scene. The Cowley County Sheriff’s Office, along with deputies from Sumner County, state troopers, the Southern Kansas Special Weapons and Tactics Team, and the Cowley County Tracking Team, assisted Winfield Police in tracking down the suspects.
One of the suspects, a 20-year-old Wichita man was found in the 1900 block of St. James Court. He has been booked into jail for attempted second-degree murder and aggravated robbery. Two handguns have also been recovered.
Police are still working on identifying and locating the second suspect. The motive for the crime appears to be robbery.