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Wichita police shoot, injure domestic violence suspect

March 19, 2021 GMT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita police officers shot and injured a man after being called for a report of a domestic violence incident in southeast Wichita, police there said.

The shooting happened shortly after 9 p.m. Thursday in a restaurant parking lot, after a man threatened to kill his ex-wife and children, police reported. When officers confronted the man in the parking lot, he brandished a gun, and officers fired on him, police said.

The man was taken to a hospital and is expected to survive, according to police. No officers were injured, and police said it’s unclear whether the man fired his gun.

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The woman reportedly threatened was also present, but was not hurt, officials said.

An investigation into the shooting is being conducted.