PITTSBURG, Kan. (KSNW) – A second person has been arrested in a murder case in southeast Kansas.
According to the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI), a 32-year-old man from Neosho, Mo., was arrested without incident on charges of first-degree attempted premeditated murder and felony murder.
The KBI says that at around 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, the Pittsburg Police Department (PPD) received a call from 43-year-old Collin Gebford reporting that someone had been shot.
The PPD found the victim, identified as David Mays, 51, of Weir, Kan., in the roadway near 1023 N. Main St in Pittsburg, Kan.
The KBI says he suffered a fatal gunshot wound to the chest.
An investigation revealed that there was an altercation which resulted in gunfire, according to the KBI.
The KBI says another victim, a man, was questioned by police and released.
Gebford was then arrested without incident and charged on suspicion of attempted first-degree premeditated murder and felony murder.
An investigation is underway. The KBI will not be releasing any further information at this time.
KSN will identify the second person arrested if and when indicted.