Wichita police are asking for the public’s help to locate Tyreese “TJ” Atkinson, Jr.
The 25-year-old is wanted on two Sedgwick County Sheriff warrants for attempted second-degree murder, two counts of aggravated battery, felon in possession of a firearm, possession of marijuana and evade and elude police. It’s in connection to a shooting that happened outside of a club at Harry and Woodlawn in the early morning hours of July 8, 2018.
A 25-year-old man arrived at Via Christi-St. Joseph hospital around 2:30 a.m. that morning with multiple gunshot wounds. He was transferred to St. Francis in critical condition, but survived.
A 23-year-old woman was also struck in the leg. Her injuries at the time were not life-threatening.
Atkinson is a documented gang member and should be considered armed and dangerous. He’s described as 6’2″, medium build, bald with a black beard and brown eyes, and weighing about 215 pounds.
Anyone with information on Atkinson’s whereabouts is asked to call 911, the WPD Gang Unit at 316-268-4191 or Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111.