MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: APRIL 26, 2022
AGENCY: SEDGWICK COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
LOCATION: WICHITA/SEDGWICK COUNTY, KANSAS
TELEPHONE: (316) 660-3880
CONTACT: LIEUTENANT BENJAMIN BLICK
On April 25, 2022 at 5:23 PM, deputies were sent to a disturbance call involving a weapon in the 4500 block of south Meadowview. When deputies arrived, they located a 55-year-old male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in the backyard of a residence. He was transported by EMS with critical injuries to a local hospital, where he remains. The suspect, Phoukhong Khamvongsa (62 male) of Wichita, was arrested at the residence and booked into the Sedgwick County Detention Facility for one count Aggravated Battery.
The victim and suspect are family members.
Detectives are collecting evidence and conducting interviews to determine the circumstances surrounding the shooting.