WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) – Update Saturday Feb. 27, 2021: Around 4:00 p.m. Saturday afternoon, three Wichita police officers were dispatched to the 1400 block of S. St Francis, to check on a residence.
Police Chief Gordon Ramsay says when officers arrived at the residence, they noticed several windows were broken into. When officers entered the home, some type of shot or explosion was fired.
Ramsay says all three officers were injured and taken to area hospitals. One with serious injuries, but in stable condition. And two with minor injuries.
Of those officers, one has been released from the hospital. The other two will remain while they receive treatment for their injuries.
Police say they do not know exactly what caused the incident, but the bomb squad and swat teams are on the scene investigating.
Immediate homes have been evacuated as a precaution.
Ramsay says it is unknown if someone remains in the home. Officers remain on scene. We will continue to update this story with new information.
Saturday Feb. 27, 2021: Three Wichita police officers have been injured in incident in the 1400 block of S. St Francis.
The three officers were transported to an area hospital, two with minor injuries and one in serious but stable condition.
There are multiple law enforcement agencies on the scene. Our crews are working to gather information about what happened.
Look for live updates at 6:00 p.m. on Eyewitness News and throughout the evening.
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