Wichita Police make arrest following shooting that left one critically injured

November 27, 2020 - 4:21 pm

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The Wichita Police Department (WPD) arrested Diane Simmons,48, of Wichita for aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and Maurice Simmons,46, of Wichita for aggravated domestic battery and a city of Wichita misdemeanor warrant.

Officers responded to a shooting call on the 1200 block of North Ash just after 3 p.m.

Upon arrival, officers located Maurice Simmons with a gunshot wound.  He was transported to a local hospital where he was treated and released with non-life-threatening injuries. 

The investigation revealed that Maurice Simmons was involved in a disturbance with Diane Simmons, with whom he was involved in a dating relationship previously.  The disturbance turned physical, at which point Diane Simmons allegedly retrieved a gun and shot the 46-year-old in the arm.

The case will be presented to  presented to the Sedgwick County District Attorney’s Office.  

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