WPD sees minimal cooperation after gang shooting

WICHITA, Kan. - Wichita police say they are not getting much cooperation while investigating a gang-related shooting from Saturday afternoon. 

Four people were hurt when two gangs met up in a neighborhood, in the 1400 block of North Harding, and exchanged gunfire. Several houses were hit in the neighborhood, just northeast of 13th and Oliver. The injured people are identified as a 66-year-old woman, 48-year-old woman, 18-year-old male, and 18-year-old female. Everyone was released from a hospital later Saturday. 

A statement from Wichita Police Chief, Gordon Ramsay, says officers will increase patrols in the 13th and Oliver area, and work with people in the neighborhood to identify who was involved and hold them accountable. Ramsay says a continuation of this violence will not be tolerated. 

The shooting is still being investigated, but police say minimal cooperation is making progress difficult. 

Police say the shooting followed a large disturbance between two street gangs, but more specifics have not been released. 

Anyone with information on the people involved in this shooting is asked to leave a tip with Crime Stoppers, at 316-267-2111. Tips are anonymous and can lead to a cash reward if your tip leads to an arrest. 

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