Wichita standoff ends, suspect hospitalized with self-inflicted injuries

August 09, 2018 - 4:54 pm

UPDATE:  A police standoff came to an end Thursday evening after the suspect suffered a self-inflicted injury.  It happened in the 400 block of W. Ave. C. 

Authorities say life-saving measures were used on the man and he was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. 

Wichita police officer Charley Davidson said in a news briefing that SWAT was called in to assist the department with the standoff. 

SWAT used a negotiator to communicate with the suspect and during a breakdown of communication authorities were able to use technology to locate the suspect. 

Authorities found the man inside the residence with serious self-inflicted injuries.


Wichita police are involved in a standoff that's taking place in the 400 block of N. Ave C, near North High School. 

In a tweet, police said they are working a disturbance with a weapon call involving a barricaded suspect.

A SWAT was also called in and they set up in a staging area in the parking lot of the old Dillon's store. 

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