On Monday, April 26th, at around 2:30 in the afternoon, some people were hanging out in front of a house at 1621 North Hydraulic.  In an vacant lot across the street, three unknown black males emerged and began firing on the crowd.  The group outside the house scattered as the suspects blasted away.  Witnesses saw the shooters jump into a green Ford Explorer or Mercury Mountaineer and drive east on 16th Street then north on one of the next two side streets.  1621 North Hydraulic was struck three times and 1627 North Hydraulic was struck four times.

Two of the suspects were wearing black t-shirts, while the third had on a white t-shirt and a blue bandana over his face.

If you have information about this shooting or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111.  You can also submit a tip online at or from your mobile phone by texting TIP217 then your message to CRIMES (274637).  All ways are secure and anonymous.  If your tip leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1000.00 and Crime Stoppers will never ask your name.  Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County is a non-profit organization of citizens against crime.

Detective Hans Asmussen
Wichita/Sedgwick County Crime Stoppers

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