Who is Kansas nightclub shooter? Mass shooting leaves 1 dead, 7 injured
According to reports, Preston Spencer, 34, of Wichita was killed in the gunfire, and 7 others were injured
WICHITA, KANSAS: A man who was kicked out of an 'upscale' Kansas nightclub returned and opened fire early Tuesday, September 7, leaving one person dead and seven injured, police reported. Officers were called to the Enigma Club & Lounge in the city’s Old Town section to reports of shooting at about 12.30 am. The suspect was reportedly kicked out of the club after getting into a fight that cops described as an "unknown disturbance". Reports cite that Spencer returned to the scene at around 12.30 am and began shooting in the nightclub with a handgun.
"He [suspect] fired shots, multiple shots from outside the club into the club, " Wichita police Captain Wendell Nicholson said. A similar incident was reported in Richmond, California in June when 3 people died and 5 were reported injured in a mass shooting. An overnight shooting in North Carolina left two people dead and two others injured around the same time. Baltimore mass shooting left 1 person dead and 5 others critically injured after "two or three" suspects opened fire on June 16.
According to reports, Preston Spencer, 34, of Wichita was killed in the gunfire, while 7 others were injured. 2 people were reportedly hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. The suspect has not been identified yet and still remains at large. He is described as five-foot-nine, black and in his 20s. Police are actively seeking information that could lead to his arrest. Police have not yet determined what caused the altercation which led to the shooting. No arrests have been made in the case so far.
"We’re still gathering video, processing the scene out here and interviewing multiple witnesses that were in and around the club when this happened. 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, " Wichita police Captain Wendell Nicholson said. Anyone with information about the mass shooting is requested to call Wichita police or Wichita Crime Stoppers at (316) 267-2111.