UPDATE: One person killed, 5 women injured in Old Town shooting


WICHITA (KSNW) – One person is dead and seven others are hurt after a shooting early Tuesday in Old Town Wichita.

Preston Spencer, 34, of Wichita, was killed by a shooter who also injured five women.

Capt. Wendell Nicholson of the Wichita Police Department said the suspect was kicked out of Enigma Club & Lounge in the 300 block of North Mosley before returning with a gun.

According to police the investigation revealed a male suspect got into a disturbance earlier inside the club and was made to leave.  The suspect returned a short time later and fired multiple rounds with a handgun through windows into the club from the outside, striking the victims.

Capt. Nicholson said the suspect started shooting around 12:30 a.m. from outside the club.

“He fired shots, multiple shots from outside the club into the club,” said Capt. Nicholson.

A 30-year-old man was killed and seven other people were hurt.

“We had two who were transported to area hospitals with life-threatening injuries. We have three that are transported to area hospitals with serious injuries, and then, we had two that were transported to an area hospital with minor injuries,” said Capt. Nicholson.

Around 6:30 a.m., police cleared the scene of the investigation.

However, they are still looking for the suspect.

“Officers are still trying to put together the pieces. Obviously, the homicide section has been called in. There’s multiple witnesses that were in and around the club,” said Capt. Nicholson.

If you have any information, call Crime Stoppers at316-267-2111 or 911.

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