Kan. Shooting Leaves 3 Dead, 1 Injured

Published 12:00 am Monday, December 26, 2005

WICHITA, Kan. – A hostage standoff at an apartment complex ended early Wednesday with three people killed, including the suspected gunman, and another critically injured, police said.

Police identified the shooter as Joshua Glover, 21, of Peck. Deputy Police Chief Robert Lee said Glover shot and killed Danielle Weixelbaum, 18, and seriously wounded Montrell Pickens, 22.

A resident of a neighboring apartment, William Summers, 41, was killed by bullets that penetrated his wall, police said.

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Two police officers were also shot when they arrived at the scene. Their wounds were not considered life threatening, police said.

The bodies of Glover and Weixelbaum were found when police burst into a second-floor apartment, said. Police believe the gunman killed himself.

Pickens was shot several times and was in critical condition, police said.

The relationships between the victims were not immediately clear and a motive was under investigation, Bassham said.

One of the injured officers was in surgery with a wound to the lower torso and the second was shot in the leg.

A service of the Associated Press(AP)