WICHITA, Kan. — A suspect is hospitalized but expected to survive after being shot in the jaw by police in Wichita.
Deputy Police Chief Troy Livingston says a man shot at officers responding to a disturbance call at a business on Wednesday. Police returned fire.
Officers were not struck by gunfire and the man took off in a stolen car. Police say he shot at another officer during the chase and swerved the car at an officer deploying stop sticks.
The chase ended with a crash and the suspect was apprehended. He is hospitalized in fair but stable condition.
A woman who was with the man is in custody.
Police say one officer suffered a hand injury, but it isn’t yet clear how.
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is assisting in the investigation.