Teen dies after being shot at Wichita park

0

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a teenager was shot and killed at a Wichita park during an ongoing social media dispute.

Police Capt. Brent Allred said 15-year-old Marion Wheaton was shot Wednesday night as he and two other teenagers walked to the park to a fight. Allred said the dispute was between them and another 15-year-old boy.

The Wichita Eagle reports Allred said when that boy arrived at the park with others in a car, one person from the car fired several shots, hitting Wheaton. He died later at a hospital.

Allred said no one is in custody. He said it was unclear if Wheaton was targeted.

He said some of those involved in the dispute were documented gang members.

Share.

About Author

AP Wire

Comments are closed.