Ex-convict arrested in connection with Wichita killing

February 19, 2019

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An ex-convict has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting outside a Wichita motel.

The Wichita Eagle reports that the 31-year-old suspect was arrested Monday night. It wasn’t immediately clear if he was formally charged.

The shooting happened Sunday night when a man in his 30s was shot behind the Citi Host Motel. He was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been released.

Police at the scene said the victim and shooter were acquainted.

The suspect was under state supervision for multiple crimes committed in Butler County, including aggravated arson, aggravated intimidation of a witness or victim, criminal use of explosives, criminal damage to property and a weapons violation. His sentence ended in November.


Information from: The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle, http://www.kansas.com