WICHITA, Kansas (KWCH) – Update Saturday February 27, 2021: At around 4:00 p.m. Saturday afternoon, three Wichita police officers were dispatched to the 1400 block of S. St Francis to verify a residence.
Police Chief Gordon Ramsay says that when officers arrived at the residence, they noticed that they had entered several windows. When the officers entered the house, there was some kind of gunshot or explosion.
Ramsay says the three officers were injured and taken to area hospitals. One seriously injured, but in stable condition. And two with minor injuries.
Police say they do not know exactly what caused the incident, but bomb squad and swat teams are on the scene investigating.
Immediate homes have been evacuated as a precautionary measure.
Ramsay says it is unknown if anyone remains in the house. Officers remain on the scene. We will continue to update this story with new information.
Saturday, February 27, 2021: Three Wichita police officers were injured in an incident in the 1400 block of S St Francis.
The three officers were taken to a hospital in the area, two with minor injuries and one in serious but stable condition.
There are several law enforcement agencies on the scene. Our teams are working to gather information about what happened.
Look for live updates at 6:00 pm on Eyewitness News and throughout the night.
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