Jul 01, 2020 12:46 PM

Update: Kan. man dead after disturbance with girlfriend, 2 suspects

Posted Jul 01, 2020 12:46 PM
Police on the scene of the investigation photo courtesy KWCH
Police on the scene of the investigation photo courtesy KWCH

SEDGWICK COUNTY —Law enforcement authorities are investigating a fatal shooting on Monday in Wichita and have identified the victim as 25-year-old Joshua Steele of Wichita.

Just after 5 a.m. Monday, police  responded to a shooting call at a home in the 6900 block of East Ayesbury Circle in Wichita, according to Police Captain Jason Stephens

 Upon arrival, they located Steele, who was injured and unresponsive from a gunshot wound, according to Stephens. Medical personnel responded to the scene and despite their efforts, Steele was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The investigation revealed that Steele and his girlfriend were at the home of a friend on Ayesbury. Two men arrived at the home, and a disturbance ensued concerning property. During the disturbance, multiple shots were fired, striking Steele.

The two suspects then fled the scene in a moving style truck.

This was not a random incident, and the investigation is ongoing.

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SEDGWICK COUNTY —Law enforcement authorities are investigating a  shooting that took the life of a Kansas man.

Just after 5 a.m. Monday, police  responded to a shooting call at a home in the 6900 block of East Ayesbury Circle in Wichita, according to Police Captain Jason Stephens

Upon arrival, officers located the victim with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

The investigation revealed the victim and his girlfriend were at the home of a friend on Ayesbury. Two other men arrived at the home, and a disturbance ensued outside between the 25-year-old victim, his girlfriend, and the two suspects.

During the disturbance, one of the suspects pulled out a handgun and fired multiple times, striking the victim.

The two suspects then fled the scene in a vehicle.

Police have not released the victim's name or reported an arrest.

The death was Wichita's 27th homicide of the year, according to Stephens.