Shots fired in Wichita Store


WICHITA, Kan. (AP) A police SWAT team has surrounded an apartment complex where the suspect in a shooting at Kmart store in south Wichita is believed to be holed up.

Early reports indicate the man went to the pharmacy and demanded prescription drugs before pulling out a gun.

Police say the robbery suspect fired some shots in the store and then fired back toward the building as he fled the scene

Lt. Doug Nolte says authorities believe a woman who was in the store fainted, but she was not shot.

KWCH-TV reports that witnesses described panic as customers and employees ran to the back of the store after the shots rang out. About 70 people were inside the store at the time.


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