Two WPD officers shot and injured on South Emporia; suspect dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound

Wichita, KANSAS – According to the Wichita Police Department, the shooting occurred around 1:15 a.m. Saturday.

It happened in the 2700 block of South Emporia.

Wichita Police Department officers responded to a report of a man wanted in a felony domestic abuse case.

The responding officers said the suspect was able to break away and grab a gun.

He then fired several shots at officers, hitting both of them.

Officers later found the suspect dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Wichita Police Department officials said that both officers suffered serious injuries and were taken to a hospital for treatment.

This incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.