SEDGWICK COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating an alleged attempted-murder and have a suspect in custody.
At approximately 1 a.m. on January 6, police responded to an unknown call for EMS in the 2400 block of south Glendale in Wichita, according to officer Charley Davidson.
Upon arrival, officers located a 21-year-old man who had sustained gunshot wounds to the upper body. EMS transported the victim to an area hospital in serious condition. He remains hospitalized.
The investigation revealed the victim and 25-year-old Jeffrey Vermont Porter were in the parking lot of the Wildwood Apartments, 5001 E. Pawnee in Wichita. While at this location, Porter fired multiple shots from a handgun, striking the victim. The victim was able to run to a nearby residence and ask for help.
On Monday, police located Porter in Riley County where he was arrested. His is being held on requested charges of Murder in the 1st degree; Intentional and premeditated and a Bond $250,000.
RILEY COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating an alleged attempted-homicide and have a suspect in custody.
Just before 9a.m. Monday, the Riley County Police Department, in coordination with the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office and the Wichita Police Department, responded to 200 Tuttle Creek Blvd in Manhattan, according to a media release.
Authorities arrested without incident Jeffrey Vermont Porter, Jr, 25, of Wilsey, KS, on a $250,000 Sedgwick County warrant for attempted homicide and a no bond Harvey County warrant for probation violation.
Authorities will present the case to the Sedgwick County attorney. Porter’s first appearance in court is expected later this week.