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24-year-old Brittnee Wicker killed in southeast Wichita shooting, suspect Carlos Anderson-Honeycutt arrested

The suspect and the victim are known to each other, and this was not a random incident.



Update: The Wichita Police Department has made significant progress in the investigation into the tragic homicide of 24-year-old Brittnee Wicker. On November 14, 2023, the Sedgwick County District Attorney was presented with evidence, leading to the charging of 26-year-old Carlos Anderson-Honeycutt with 1st Degree Murder.

Following a thorough collaborative effort with law enforcement agencies, including the Department of Homeland Security, the Wichita Police Department discovered that Carlos was possibly in the State of Texas. Coordinating with partners in Texas, particularly the United States Customs and Border Patrol, an arrest was successfully made near Brownsville on the same day.

The Wichita Police Department, in conjunction with the Sedgwick County District Attorney, is actively working with Texas authorities to facilitate the extradition of Carlos back to Kansas to face the charges brought against him.

Preliminary findings from the investigation suggest that this tragic incident was a result of Domestic Violence. The Wichita Police Department recognizes the severity of Domestic Violence and its impact on our community. We are dedicated to serving all members of our community and ensuring access to resources for those in need.

Original Report:

The Wichita Police Department is investigating the homicide of 24-year-old Brittnee Wicker of Wichita, stemming from a shooting incident.

On November 12th at approximately 6:18 p.m., officers were dispatched to a shooting call in the 2300 block of S. Belmont. Officers arrived on the scene and located Brittnee inside her residence with a fatal gunshot wound. She would be pronounced deceased on the scene.

The Wichita Police Department investigators are actively pursuing leads to apprehend the suspect and bring justice to the victim and their family.

The suspect and the victim are known to each other, and this was not a random incident.

Domestic violence is not a private matter; it’s a crime, and it’s everyone’s concern. If you are a survivor of domestic violence, it is crucial to know that you are not alone, and support is available.

Domestic violence is a serious issue, and there are organizations and services dedicated to helping individuals in need. Please visit our website for a list of available resources throughout the city.

The Wichita Police Department is asking that if you have any information about the incident, please contact detectives at 316-268-4407, the See Something Say Something hotline at 316-519-2282, or submit an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111.