Man, 34, is killed and five are injured when gunman opened fire on Kansas nightclub after being kicked out, police say
- The suspect, who was described as five-foot-nine, and in his 20s fired into the Enigma Club & Lounge in downtown Wichita at 12.30am Tuesday, police say
- He had reportedly gotten into a fight in the club and was subsequently kicked out
- When he returned, he began shooting into the club
- Police identified the fatal shooting victim as 34-year-old Preston Spencer
- In addition to Spencer, five women suffered non life-threatening injuries in the incident
- Police were unable to say what started the fight, and the suspect is still at large
A man who was kicked out of a club in Kansas shot and killed one, and injured five others when he opened fire early on Tuesday, police say.
Wichita Police said the suspect got into a fight, which they described as an ‘unknown disturbance’, inside the Enigma Club & Lounge in downtown Wichita, and was subsequently kicked out.
When he returned at around 12.30am, police said he began shooting into the club from outside with a handgun, killing a 34-year-old Preston Spencer of Wichita.
A 30-year-old man was killed and seven other injured when a man opened fire early Tuesday morning at the Enigma Club & Lounge (pictured) in Wichita Kansas
Footage from the scene shows the doors of the club shattered by the bullets after the suspect opened fire into the club
‘He fired shots, multiple shots from outside the club into the club,’ Wichita police Capt. Wendell Nicholson told KSN.
Police were unable to say what sparked the fight, and are still looking for the shooter.
He is described as five-foot-nine, black and in his 20s, and police are seeking information that could lead to his arrest.
In addition to Spencer, five women suffered non-life threatening injuries in the shooting.
Wichita police Capt. Wendell Nicholson (pictured) reported that among the injured two had suffered life-threatening injuries, three had suffered serious injuries
Police say the suspect was kicked out of the club in downtown Wichita (pictured) after an ‘unknown disturbance’ and returned shortly after
Police are still seeking the suspect, who was described as five-foot-nine, black and in his 20s
Nicholson said the investigation is ongoing, and that police were interviewing witnesses who had been on or near the scene of the incident, KAKE reported.
‘Officers are still trying to put together the pieces. Obviously, the homicide section has been called in. There’s multiple witnesses that were in and around the club,’ he said.
Footage from the scene shows the glass doors to the club shattered by the gunfire.
Police had initially said there seven injured in the shooting but in a news release on Tuesday updated the figure to five.