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Wichita teenager killed after shooting at park

Authorities say a teenager was shot and killed at a Wichita park during an ongoing social media dispute.

Police Captain Brent Allred said 15-year-old Marion Wheaton was shot Wednesday night as he and two other teenagers walked to the park to a fight.  Allred said the dispute was between them and another 15-year-old boy.

The Wichita Eagle reports Allred said when that boy arrived at the park with others in a car, one person from the car fired several shots, hitting Wheaton.  He died later at a hospital.

Allred said no one is in custody.  He said it was unclear if Wheaton was targeted.

He said some of those involved in the dispute were documented gang members.

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