Police:  Investigation underway in fatal Wichita shooting

October 30, 2020 - 12:34 pm

The Wichita Police Department (WPD) is investigating a shooting that fatally injured Stephen Muriithi, 34, of Wichita.
At approximately 2:15 a.m. Friday morning, officers responded to a shooting at an apartment complex in the 500 block of North Nims.  Arriving officers located Muriithi, who had been shot.  They began life-saving measures, but Muriithi succumbed to his injuries on the scene.
The investigation revealed a disturbance ensued at one of the apartments involving multiple individuals, stemming from an earlier physical disturbance.  A shot was fired that struck Muriithi.
The investigation is ongoing, and investigators are currently working to learn all the circumstances of what occurred.
This was not a random incident.
If anyone has any additional information on this case, they can call WPD detectives at 316-268-4407, the See Something Say Something hotline at 316-267-2111, or Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111.

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