Deputy Police Chief Jose Salcido said Hodge ignored commands to drop the weapon and fired 18 times.
Police returned fire, and Hodge was struck once, killing him, KSNW reported.
Ramsay said nine people were injured in seven shootings in Wichita over the weekend.
“I really feel, and chiefs around the country are all saying the same thing, that something has happened societally that is causing people to immediately resort to solving conflict through the use of guns,” Ramsay said. “It is impacting not only our city but the rest of the country and it is very concerning.”